Definition of purposeful:
Synonyms for purposeful:
stubborn, valuable, ambitious, helpful, purpose-made, do-or-die, persistent, meaningful, set, intentional, operative, firm, out, resolved, worthwhile, driven, deliberate, single-minded, leading, purpose-built, competitive, voluntary, knowing, sedulous, effective, businesslike, useful, functional, profitable, obstinate, bent, hell-bent, high-powered, determined, intended, efficient, practical, goal-directed, purpose, willed, intent, conscious, earnest, purposive, dedicated, motivated, insistent, witting, decisive, resolute, willful, bound.
- "From the Housetops", George Barr McCutcheon.
- "The Mayor's Wife", Anna Katherine Green.
As soon as he came to the ground he hurried off on foot in one direction, Rodier on a bicycle in another, their purposeful movements betokening a course of action arranged during the few minutes' conversation at the farm.- "Round the World in Seven Days", Herbert Strang.