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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. Rod Rosenstein:

    If anyone did infiltrate or surveil participants in a presidential campaign for inappropriate purposes, we need to know about it and take appropriate action.

  2. Ana María Gazmuri:

    It's very exciting for me just to think about all of these wonderful plants that are growing are going to improve the quality of life of many people around our country. That's the bottom line. We have heard of many stories, many cases and we know, we clearly know, how using cannabis for medicinal purposes when fighting against a serious disease can make a great difference.

  3. Sam Hook:

    If we looked at these warming rates, a project of what would happen in the next century then what we would see is that algal blooms would go up by about 20 percent, this is the green algae that you see in the lakes, often times in the summer and some of that green algae that is added, some of it contains harmful toxins and so what it can do is, it puts restrictions on people going out on the water or using the water for drinking purposes and things like that. So, there are real consequences to the actual lake ecosystem.

  4. Ehsan Sehgal:

    When a writer, hired one or politically, and emotionally related to a subject for whatever purposes, writes not in a neutral concept, and honest notion; indeed, then a lie becomes a significant and reliable history in the eyes of pseudo-intellectuals. Similarly, as a negative-minded focuses on the thorns of a rose, ignoring and avoiding its beauty and fragrance that prevails.

  5. Baron Cohen:

    At no time did I endorse training toddlers in handling guns. Nor was the idea even presented to me directly. If it had been, I would have rejected it, i love good satire, but good satire must reveal some basis in truth. This was fraud, a sick fraud at that, and its intention was to deceive the American people for political purposes.

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