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[もく()·てき()]
mokuteki
noun

English Meaning(s) for 目的

noun
  1. purpose; goal; aim; objective; intention

Definition and Synonyms for 目的

Sake a reason for wanting something done
Synonyms: ため, ため, 利益, 目的
Purpose what something is used for
Synonyms: ファンクション, 主意, 使いどころ, 使い方, 使い道, 働き, 働く, 効用, 実利, 役割, 役目, 本旨, 機能, 狙い, 狙う, , 用法, 用途, 甲斐, 甲斐, 目当て, 目的, 職能, 趣旨
End the state of affairs that a plan is intended to achieve and that (when achieved) terminates behavior intended to achieve it
Synonyms: めど, 目印, 目当て, 目標, 目的, 目的地
Target the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable)
Synonyms: めど, ターゲット, 意図, 狙い, 狙う, 目印, 目当て, 目標, 目的
Aim an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions
Synonyms: あて, めど, あてど, 作意, 宛所, 当てる, 意図, 意趣, 狙い, 狙う, 目印, 目当て, 目標, 目的

Meanings for each kanji in 目的

eye; class; look; insight; experience; care; favor Kanji Details »
bull's eye; mark; target; object; adjective ending Kanji Details »

Categories 目的 is a member of

Welfare something that aids or promotes well-being
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Usefulness the quality of being of practical use
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Mental Object the sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned
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End the state of affairs that a plan is intended to achieve and that (when achieved) terminates behavior intended to achieve it
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Sample Sentences for 目的

He is saving money so that he may buy a motorcycle.
He attained his goal.
Finally, he achieved his goal.
At last he attained his goal.
I will accomplish my purpose at any cost.

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