purpose

suomi-englanti sanakirja

purpose englannista suomeksi

  1. tarkoitus

  2. tarkoittaa

  3. aikoa

  4. pyrkimys

  1. tarkoitus

  2. Substantiivi

purpose englanniksi

  1. The end for which something is done, is made or exists.

  2. ''What is the purpose of your visit?''

    ''My purpose in coming to Egypt was simply to take it en route to the desert.''

    ''It has been my purpose to illustrate rather than to explain.''

    ''The exceptionally small gate-leg table served the purpose of a tea table admirably.''

    ''The purpose of the device is to prevent the breechblock from opening accidentally should the gun be held barrel down.''

    ''The purpose of this letter is to set the record straight.''

    ''The purpose of this book is to study the interrelationship of government and religion.''

    ''The device can be used for both civilian and military purposes.''

    (syn)

  3. (quote-journal)| title=http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2013/may/29/killer-robots-ban-un-warning ‘Killer robots’ should be banned in advance, UN told| passage=In his submission to the UN, Christof Heyns points to the experience of drones. Unmanned aerial vehicles were intended initially only for surveillance, and their use for offensive purposes was prohibited, yet once strategists realised their perceived advantages as a means of carrying out targeted killings, all objections were swept out of the way.

  4. (rfd-sense) The reason for which something is done, or the reason it is done in a particular way.

  5. (ux)

  6. Function, role.

  7. (quote-book)

  8. (Sense of having a) meaning for existing or doing something.

  9. (syn)

  10. {{quote-book|en|date=2011-10-01|author=Sarah Jobe|title=Creating with God: The Holy Confusing Blessedness of Being Pregnant|publisher=Paraclete Press|isbn=9781557259905

  11. {{quote-book|en|year=2015|author=Donna Kauffman|title=Snowflake Bay|publisher=Zebra Books|isbn=9781420137477|page=338

  12. {{quote-book|en|date=2016-01-08|author=Marian de Souza|title=Spirituality in Education in a Global, Pluralised World|publisher=Routledge|isbn=9781317619123

  13. {{quote-book|en|date=2021-08-13|author=O. Curtis Jackson|title=TEN TIMES OVER|publisher=Writers Republic LLC|isbn=9781637286487

  14. Resolution; determination.

  15. (quote-book) |author=(w)| trans=(w) |publisher=Isaac Iaggard| url=https://books.google.co.nz/books?id=FEz6_FECCI0C |passage=(..)purſued his vnneighbourly purpoſe in ſuch ſort: that hee being the ſtronger perſwader, and ſhe (belike) too credulous in beleeuing or elſe ouer-feeble in reſiſting, from priuate imparlance, they fell to action; and continued their cloſe fight a long while together, vnſeene and vvithout ſuſpition, no doubt to their equall ioy and contentment.

  16. (RQ:Landon Francesca Carrara)

  17. 2013, Phil McNulty, "http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/23830980", ''BBC Sport'', 1 September 2013:

  18. United began with more purpose in the early phase of the second half and Liverpool were grateful for Glen Johnson's crucial block from Young's goalbound shot.
  19. (quote-journal)| passage=Some poems, echoing the purpose of early poetic treatises on scientific principles, attempt to elucidate the mathematical concepts that underlie prime numbers. Others play with primes’ cultural associations. Still others derive their structure from mathematical patterns involving primes.

  20. (rfv-sense) A result that is desired; an intention.

  21. The subject of discourse; the point at issue.

  22. (RQ:Shakespeare Much Ado About Nothing Q)he was woont to ſpeake plaine, and to the purpoſe (like an honeſt man and a ſouldier) (..)

  23. (RQ:Spectator)

  24. {{quote-book|en|year=1770|author=Christof Hermann von Manstein|title=Memoirs of Russia, Historical, Political and Military, from the Year MDCCXXVII to MDCCXLIV|page=267

  25. {{quote-book|en|year=1817|author=Legh Richmond|title=A Selection from the Writings of the Reformers and Early Protestant Divines of the Church of England|page=296

  26. (rfv-sense) Conversation.

  27. (RQ:Spenser Faerie Queene)

  28. (rfv-sense) Instance; example.

  29. (RQ:L'Estrange Fables of Aesop)

  30. To have or set as one's purpose or aim; resolve to accomplish; intend; plan.

  31. *1485 – Malory|Thomas Malory. ''Morte Darthur|Le Morte Darthur'', Book X, Chapter xxxvi, leaf 235v

  32. ''Soo was Alysander purposed to ryde to london by the coūceille of sire Tristram to syre Launcelot /''
    "So was Alisander purposed to ride to London, by the counsel of Sir Tristram, to Sir Launcelot."
  33. {{quote-book|en|year=1761|author=Henry Brooke|title=The Tryal of the Roman Catholics of Ireland|page=139

  34. (RQ:Macaulay History of England) to write the history of England from the accession of King James the Second down to a time which is within the memory of men still living.

  35. {{quote-book|en|year=1853|author=John Bradford|author2=Aubrey Townsend|title=The Writings of John Bradford|publisher=Banner of Truth|page=52

  36. {{quote-book|en|date=2011-09-07|author=Joni Eareckson Tada|title=Glorious Intruder: God's Presence in Life's Chaos|publisher=Multnomah|isbn=9780307805539|page=123

  37. (rfv-sense) To design for some purpose. (rfex)

  38. To have (an) intention, purpose, or design; to intend; to mean.

  39. (RQ:Beaumont Fletcher Comedies and Tragedies)

  40. To discourse.

  41. (RQ:Hooker Laws)

  42. (alt form)