Definition of purpose :
The pointing of a weapon, as a gun, a dart, or an arrow, in the line of direction with the object intended to be struck; the line of fire; the direction of anything, as a spear, a blow, a discourse, a remark, towards a particular point or object, with a view to strike or affect it.
invention, procedure, ambition, aspire, purport, drive, economic consumption, end, exercise, conclude, advise, declare oneself, proposal, inclination, nominate, plan, affair, direction, desire, firmness, break up, figure, mathematical function, aspiration, blueprint, use, occasion, train, planned, mind, direct, object, hope, take, spirit, social occasion, mean, use of goods and services, offer, part, answer, determination, mapping, dissolve, mission, intention, toughness, view, bearing, utilisation, usance, conclusion, utilization, resoluteness, excogitation, conception, purposefulness, consumption, idea, habit, designing, map, design, employment, single-valued function, certain, usage, prospect, objective, get, manipulation, decisiveness, suggest, contemplate, social function, strong, shoot for, willpower, finding, decidedness, propose, intend, do, subprogram, settle, persona, draw a bead on, solve, destination, innovation, office, subroutine, deliberately, expectation, resolution, adjudicate, dream, character, enjoyment, designedly, resolve, theatrical role, take aim, mark, role, pattern, function, scope, decide, goal, target, place, scheme, routine, tendency, intentionally, why, calculate, heading, decision, will, pop the question, task
endeavor (part of speech: noun)
deed, maneuver, exploit, endeavor, action, gambit, enterprise, effort, attempt, assay, project, proceeding, job, venture, aim, commitment, engagement, contract, performance, undertaking, production, approach, adventure, essay
resolution (part of speech: noun)
meaning (part of speech: noun)
gist, tenor, definition, intent, indication, significance, explanation, denotation, relevance, connotation, pith, interpretation, message, crux, upshot, thrust, point, topic, meaning, drift, description, subject, implication