Synonyms
Antonyms

1. general-purpose

adjective. not limited in use or function.

Synonyms

  • general

Antonyms

  • particularity
  • discriminate

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  • multipurpose
  • all-purpose

2. cross-purpose

noun. a contrary aim.

Synonyms

  • design
  • intention
  • purpose
  • intent

Antonyms

  • irresoluteness
  • nonfunctional
  • functional
  • uselessness

3. out-of-bounds

adjective. outside the foul lines.

Antonyms

  • free

4. firmness

noun. ['ˈfɝːmnəs'] the trait of being resolute.

Synonyms

  • self-possession
  • will power
  • obduracy
  • bullheadedness
  • pigheadedness
  • trait
  • self-control
  • single-mindedness
  • resolve
  • resolution
  • obstinacy
  • unyieldingness
  • adamance
  • possession
  • sturdiness
  • stubbornness
  • resoluteness
  • self-command
  • firmness of purpose
  • steadiness
  • self-will
  • determination
  • willpower
  • steadfastness
  • purpose
  • decision
  • stiffness
  • decisiveness

Antonyms

  • indecision
  • irresoluteness
  • tractability
  • attentiveness

5. firmness

noun. ['ˈfɝːmnəs'] the muscle tone of healthy tissue.

Synonyms

  • soundness

Antonyms

  • unsoundness
  • discipline

6. firmness

noun. ['ˈfɝːmnəs'] the property of being unyielding to the touch.

Antonyms

  • frivolity

7. firmness

noun. ['ˈfɝːmnəs'] the quality of being steady or securely and immovably fixed in place.

Synonyms

  • stability
  • immovability
  • sureness
  • granite
  • steadiness
  • immovableness

Antonyms

  • instability
  • unsteadiness
  • unstableness
  • movability

8. purpose

noun. ['ˈpɝːpəs'] an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions.

Synonyms

  • will
  • goal
  • design
  • cross-purpose
  • sake
  • idea
  • intention
  • mind
  • view
  • final cause
  • end
  • intent

Antonyms

  • movability
  • unsoundness
  • softness
  • disagree

Etymology

  • purpos (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • purposer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • purposen (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. purpose

noun. ['ˈpɝːpəs'] what something is used for.

Synonyms

  • use
  • raison d'etre
  • functional
  • nonfunctional
  • function
  • role
  • utility

Antonyms

  • functional
  • uselessness
  • inutility
  • unsteadiness

Etymology

  • purpos (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • purposer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • purposen (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. purpose

noun. ['ˈpɝːpəs'] the quality of being determined to do or achieve something; firmness of purpose.

Synonyms

  • tenacity
  • industriousness
  • persistency
  • firmness
  • tirelessness
  • resolve
  • resolution
  • persistence
  • tenaciousness
  • diligence
  • resoluteness
  • perseverance
  • firmness of purpose
  • doggedness
  • industry
  • determination
  • indefatigability
  • pertinacity

Antonyms

  • indecisiveness
  • indecision
  • movableness
  • instability

Etymology

  • purpos (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • purposer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • purposen (Middle English (1100-1500))
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