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Purposes and intentions - thesaurus

Synonyms

purpose

noun

the aim that someone wants to achieve, or that something is intended to achieve

role

noun

the purpose or influence of someone or something in a particular situation

goal

noun

something that you hope to achieve

aim

noun

the thing that you hope to achieve by doing something

intention

noun

a plan in your mind to do something

objective

noun

something that you plan to achieve, especially in business or work

intent

noun

formal the intention to do something

the object of the exercise

the purpose of doing something

object

noun

something that you plan to achieve

target

noun

something that you try to achieve

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for no purpose/for no good purpose

for no reason/for no good reason

function

noun

the job that something is designed to do

idea

noun

a purpose or intention

mission

noun

an aim that is very important to a person or organization

orientation

noun

the particular interests, aims, and emphasis of a business, political group, or other organization

purpose

noun

an aim or meaning in your life because there is something that you want to achieve

raison d’être

noun

the main purpose of someone’s life

sights

noun

an intention to have or to achieve something

target

noun

someone or something that you want to deal with or control

way

noun

what someone wants to do or how they want to behave

what someone is driving at

what someone is really trying to say

where someone/something comes in

what someone or something is needed for

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Dunning-Kruger effect

the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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