Definitions for purposefulˈpɜr pəs fəl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

pur•pose•fulˈpɜr pəs fəl(adj.)

  1. having a purpose.

  2. determined; resolute.

  3. full of meaning; significant.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. purposeful(adj)

    serving as or indicating the existence of a purpose or goal

  2. purposeful(adj)

    having meaning through having an aim

    "led a happy purposeful life"


  1. purposeful(Adjective)

    Having purpose; intentional.

  2. purposeful(Adjective)

    Having a purpose in mind; resolute; determined.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Purposeful(adj)

    important; material

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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


having a definite purpose

with a purposeful look on his face.

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