What does the word purpose mean?

Usage examples for purpose

  1. " He has given Mr Brinsmade his word that he came here for no other purpose than to see me. – The Crisis, Volume 7 by Winston Churchill
  2. Nothing, with that particular purpose. – Queechy, Volume II by Elizabeth Wetherell
  3. Or else, he was going on purpose. – The Brightener by C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson