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  1. purposes

    Plural of purpose.

    Her purpose is to be a mother in the home and her other purposes include to be a wife to her husband, Director of a social enterprise and volunteer in the local charity shop once a week.

    Submitted by MaryC on November 24, 2015  

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'purposes' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1764

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'purposes' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2745

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of purposes in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of purposes in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of purposes in a Sentence

  1. Bruce Jenner:

    For all intents and purposes, I am a woman.

  2. Dennis Lockhart:

    For my purposes I am not in a rush to drop it.

  3. Washington Irving:

    Great minds have purposes, others have wishes.

  4. Kenneth Hildebrand:

    Strong lives are motivated by dynamic purposes.

  5. Tom Wilson:

    This system was designed for commercial purposes.

Images & Illustrations of purposes

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