to that/this end


: as a way of dealing with or doing something
We want to save the building. To this end, we have hired someone to assess its current state.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The Indianapolis offensive line failed to live up to that end of the bargain. The Indianapolis Star, 15 May 2023 But the Iconary project jumps straight to that end goal. IEEE Spectrum, 14 Mar. 2023 Last month, a bipartisan group of senators led by Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) and Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) introduced a bill to that end. Claire Parker, Washington Post, 8 Mar. 2023 But talks to that end have been stalled for years, and Israel’s new government has shown more interest in the potential annexation of Palestinian land than in the possibility of statehood. Michael Crowley,, 31 Jan. 2023 And to that end, a team of researchers from the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT-Italian Institute of Technology) have created a completely edible—and fully rechargeable—battery. Jackie Appel, Popular Mechanics, 5 May 2023 The Right to Be Lazy suggests that machines have already been used to that end for nearly 250 years. Lily Meyer, The Atlantic, 12 Jan. 2023 See More

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“To that/this end.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2023.

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