Purposer
Purposer Pur"pos*er, n. 1. One who brings forward or proposes anything; a proposer. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

2. One who forms a purpose; one who intends. [1913 Webster]


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  • purposer — noun Someone who purposes something …   Wiktionary

  • purposer — pur·pos·er …   English syllables

  • purposer — sə(r) noun ( s) : one that purposes …   Useful english dictionary

  • purpose — /perr peuhs/, n., v., purposed, purposing. n. 1. the reason for which something exists or is done, made, used, etc. 2. an intended or desired result; end; aim; goal. 3. determination; resoluteness. 4. the subject in hand; the point at issue. 5.… …   Universalium

  • purpose — pur•pose [[t]ˈpɜr pəs[/t]] n. v. posed, pos•ing 1) the reason for which something exists or is done, made, etc 2) an intended or desired result; aim; goal 3) determination; resoluteness 4) the subject in hand; point at issue 5) practical result… …   From formal English to slang

  • Purpose — Pur pose, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Purposed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Purposing}.] [OF. purposer, proposer. See {Propose}.] 1. To set forth; to bring forward. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. To propose, as an aim, to one s self; to determine upon, as some end or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Purposed — Purpose Pur pose, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Purposed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Purposing}.] [OF. purposer, proposer. See {Propose}.] 1. To set forth; to bring forward. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. To propose, as an aim, to one s self; to determine upon, as some… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Purposing — Purpose Pur pose, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Purposed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Purposing}.] [OF. purposer, proposer. See {Propose}.] 1. To set forth; to bring forward. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. To propose, as an aim, to one s self; to determine upon, as some… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • propose — verb (proposed; proposing) Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French purposer, proposer, from Latin proponere (perfect indicative proposui) more at propound Date: 14th century intransitive verb 1. to form or put forward a plan or intention <… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • purpose — I. noun Etymology: Middle English purpos, from Anglo French, from purposer to intend, propose, from Latin proponere (perfect indicative proposui) to propose more at propound Date: 14th century 1. a. something set up as an object or end to be… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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