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pur·pos·es

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  1. purposes

    Plural form of the word purpose.

    Her purpose is to be a mother in the home and her other purposes include to be a wife to her husband and Director of a social enterprise.


    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. Michael McKinley:

    The timing of my resignation was the result of two overriding concerns : the failure in my view, of the State Department to offer support to Foreign Service employees caught up in the impeachment inquiry ; and, second, by what appears to be the utilization of our ambassadors overseas to advance domestic political objectives, to see the emerging information on the engagement of our missions to procure negative political information for domestic purposes, combined with the failure I saw in the building to provide support for our professional cadre in a particularly trying time, I think the combination was a pretty good reason to decide enough, that I had no longer a useful role to play.

  2. Ahad Ahmed:

    People would come here for swimming and would use the mud for therapeutic purposes. They would stay here at least for a few days.

  3. Kevin Lewis:

    Its something that I had thought about it for a long time, i didnt expect to have precision that was high enough to be able to use for science purposes. But I started looking into the data and calibrating out some of the complicating factors, like temperature and some other variables. And, lo and behold, it got to the point where the precision was actually scientifically meaningful.

  4. Anthony Barajas:

    We're a necessary service, people need this for medical purposes and recreation. The public still needs access to lab-tested medicine.

  5. Michael Kitces:

    While it's appealing to make a pre-tax contribution directly from an IRA to a charity, the reality is that the 'double tax benefit' of donating appreciated securities to a charity is still superior for tax purposes.

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    (law) the act of substituting of one creditor for another
    • A. subrogation
    • B. howdah
    • C. auspices
    • D. allogamy

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