简明英汉词典

on purpose
adv.
故意

美国传统词典[双解]

purpose
pur.pose
AHD:[p?r“p…s]
D.J.[6p*8p*s]
K.K.[6p)p*s]
n.(名词)

(1)

The object toward which one strives or for which something exists; an aim or a goal:
目标:人们努力达到或某事因其而存在的对象;目标或目的:
“And ever those, who would enjoyment gain/Must find it in the purpose they pursue”(Sarah Josepha Hale)
“于是那些想要得到快乐的人/一定会在他们的追求的目标中寻求到它”(撒拉·约瑟法·黑尔)

(2)

A result or an effect that is intended or desired; an intention.See Synonyms at intention
效用,效果:预期的或希望产生的效果或结果;意图参见 intention

(3)

Determination; resolution:
决定;决心:
He was a man of purpose.
他是一个意志坚强的人

(4)

The matter at hand; the point at issue.
手头的事务;争论的议点
v.tr.(及物动词)
pur.posedpur.pos.ingpur.pos.es
To intend or resolve to perform or accomplish.
意图或决定履行或完成

习惯用语

on purpose
Intentionally; deliberately.
故意地;有意地

to good purpose
With good results.
有益地,有成效地

to little purpose或

to no purpose
With few or no results.
几乎徒劳的,少有成效地

语源

(1)

Middle English purpos
中古英语 purpos

(2)

from Anglo-Norman
源自 英法语

(3)

from purposer [to intend]
源自 purposer [意图]

(4)

pur- [forth] from Latin pr?- * see pro- 1
pur- [向前] 源自 拉丁语 pr?- *参见 pro-1

(5)

poser [to put] * see pose 1
poser [放置] *参见 pose1

现代英汉词典

purpose
[5p\:pEs]
n.

(1)

目的;意图
He went to town with the purpose of buying a new television.
他进城的目的是买一台新电视机。
What is his purpose in coming back this time?
他这次回来的意图是什么?

(2)

用途;效果;结果;意义
live to some purpose
活得有意义

(3)

决心;毅力
be weak of purpose
没有决心

习惯用语

on purpose
故意地;为了;特地
I came here on purpose to see you.
我特地来这里看你。

词性变化

purpose
vt.
-posed, -posing
意欲;企图;打算
I purpose coming next week.
我打算下星期来。
We purpose making another trial / to make another trial.
我们打算再试一下。
The government purposed that the project would be carried out before long.
政府决心不久就开始实行这项工程。

现代英汉综合大辞典

purpose
[5pE:pEs]
n.

(1)

目的, 意图, 宗旨

(2)

意志, 决心

(3)

效用, 用途, 意义

(4)

(讨论中的)论题
an all purposes army
[美]全能军
be firm [weak] of purpose
意志坚强[薄弱]
What is your purpose in doing that?
你做那件事的意图是什么?
You should spend your money to good purpose.
你要把钱花得有意义。
He walked with a stride full of purpose.
他迈着坚定的步伐向前走。

词性变化

purpose
vt.
打算, 想, 决意(做), 企图
I do not purpose that he will have his own way.
我不准备让他一意孤行。

继承用法

purpose-made
adj.
特制的, 定做的

purposeless
[5p\:pEslIs]
adj.

(1)

无目的的

(2)

无决心的

(3)

无意义的, 无益的

purposely
[5p\:pEslI]
adv.
特意地, 故意地

习惯用语

answer [serve] one's [the] purpose
适合目的, 适用; 解决问题

be [get] at cross purposes
彼此不和, 观点分歧, 相互误解; (在实现共同目标时)彼此方法不同

beside the purpose
不适当地, 不适宜地

bring about [attain, accomplish, carry] one's purpose
达到目的

cross purposes

(1)

误解; 观点分岐; 志趣不同

(2)

一种滑稽问答游戏

for (all) practical purposes
事实上; 实际上

for most purposes
对大多数(实用)场合来说, 在很多(实际)场合

for our present purposes
对目前实际应用来说, 目前

for the purpose at hand
对目前实际应用来说, 目前

for (the) purpose of
为的是; 为了....起见; 为了...的目的

from the purpose
[古]不得要领, 不中肯

in purpose
[古]故意地

infirm of purpose
意志薄弱的, 优柔寡断的

of (set) purpose
有意地, 故意地

on purpose

(1)

为了

(2)

故意地

serve no purpose
不中用; 无济于事, 无用

serve the [sb.'s] purpose
符合需要; 解决问题; 适用

set purpose
既定目标; 坚定的意图

singleness of purpose
目的专一; 一心一意

to good purpose
富有成效地, 富有成果地; 效果良好地

to little purpose
几乎无结果[收获]

to no purpose
完全徒劳无益, 毫无结果地, 毫无成效地

to some purpose
有一定的意义; 有一定的效果

to the purpose
得要领的, 中肯的; 合适的

with the purpose of
以...为目的

特殊用法

accounting purpose
会计目的

educative purpose
教学目的

promotional purposes
推广宣传目的

special purpose
特殊用途[目的], 单一用途

three-fold purpose
三重意义

英文相关词典

on purpose
by accident    by chance    

美国传统词典

purpose
pur.pose
AHD:[p?r“p…s]
D.J.[6p*8p*s]
K.K.[6p)p*s]
n.

(1)

The object toward which one strives or for which something exists; an aim or a goal:
“And ever those, who would enjoyment gain/Must find it in the purpose they pursue”(Sarah Josepha Hale)

(2)

A result or an effect that is intended or desired; an intention.See Synonyms at intention

(3)

Determination; resolution:
He was a man of purpose.

(4)

The matter at hand; the point at issue.
v.tr.
pur.posed, pur.pos.ing, pur.pos.es
To intend or resolve to perform or accomplish.

习惯用语

on purpose
Intentionally; deliberately.

to good purpose
With good results.

to little purposeor

to no purpose
With few or no results.

语源

(1)

Middle English purpos

(2)

from Anglo-Norman

(3)

from purposer [to intend]

(4)

pur- [forth] from Latin pr?- * see pro- 1

(5)

poser [to put] * see pose 1

英汉航海大词典

on purpose
prep.为了,故意

英汉环境大词典

on purpose
n.故意地

英汉化学大词典

on purpose
为了

英汉海运大词典

on purpose
故意地

英汉经贸大词典

on purpose
n.故意地

英汉计算机大词典

on purpose
为了

英汉能源大词典

on purpose
n.故意地

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