Synonyms and Antonyms for cross-purpose

1. cross-purpose (n.)

a contrary aim

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2. purpose (n.)

an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions

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3. purpose (n.)

what something is used for

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7. cross (adj.)

extending or lying across; in a crosswise direction; at right angles to the long axis

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8. cross (n.)

a wooden structure consisting of an upright post with a transverse piece

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9. Cross (n.)

a representation of the structure on which Jesus was crucified; used as an emblem of Christianity or in heraldry