Übersetzung von “purpose” — Englisch-Türkisch Wörterbuch


noun uk /ˈpɜːpəs/ us

B1 why you do something or why something exists

neden, sebep, amaç, niyet
The main purpose of the meeting is to discuss the future of the company.
The drug may be legalized for medical purposes.

the feeling of knowing what you want to do

amaç, maksat, gaye
He seems to have lost all sense of purpose.
on purpose

B1 intentionally

kasten, bilerek, isteyerek, bile bile, mahsus
I didn't do it on purpose, it was an accident.
serve a purpose

to have a use

yararı olmak, işe yarmak; bir amacı olmak
These small village shops serve a very useful purpose.
→ See also cross purposes , to/for all intents (and purposes)

(Übersetzung von “purpose” aus dem Cambridge Lernerwörterbuch Englisch–Türkisch © Cambridge University Press)