serve a purpose

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Definition of serve a purpose

: to have a particular use or function : to be useful or helpful in some way Everything on the boat serves a purpose.

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“Serve a purpose.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/serve%20a%20purpose. Accessed 1 Oct. 2022.

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