Übersetzung von “purpose” — Englisch–Malaysisch Wörterbuch


noun /ˈpəːpəs/

the reason for doing something; the aim to which an action etc is directed

What is the purpose of your visit?

the use or function of an object

The purpose of this lever is to stop the machine in an emergency.


a man of purpose.
purposeful adjective

having a definite purpose

penuh azam
He was working with a purposeful look on his face.
purposefully adverb

dgn azam yg kuat
purposeless adjective

having no purpose

tdk bererti
purposeless destruction.
purposely adverb


dgn sengaja
He did it purposely to attract my attention.
purpose-built adjective

made or built for a particular need or purpose

dibina khas
People who use wheelchairs sometimes live in purpose-built houses.
on purpose


dgn sengaja
Did you break the cup on purpose?
serve a purpose

to be useful in some way

dapat digunakan
The player’s versatility means that he can serve a purpose in many positions on the pitch.
to no purpose

with no useful results

tdk berkesan
She tried repairing the lawnmower, but it was to no purpose.

(Übersetzung von “purpose” aus dem PASSWORD English–Malaysian Dictionary © 2015 K Dictionaries Ltd)