to the purpose

idiom

old-fashioned
: appropriate to the situation
He didn't say much to the purpose.

Examples of to the purpose in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Furthermore, once control is transferred to the purpose trust and benefits are directed towards the non-profit, the company's value and net profits are exempt from further taxation. Matthew Erskine, Forbes, 13 Nov. 2023 Little deference is paid by prosecutors to the purpose or intent behind limits traditionally imposed on domestic surveillance activities. WIRED, 12 June 2023 Those that have declined the most include: clarity of expectations, opportunities to learn and grow, connection to the purpose of the company, opportunities to do what employees do best, and feeling cared about at work. Barnaby Lashbrooke, Fortune, 5 June 2023 Experts, however, remain puzzled as to the purpose of the corridor. Jason Hahn, Peoplemag, 2 Mar. 2023 Leaders must prioritize their feedback and implement solutions, so employees feel appreciated, align to the purpose/mission, and are excited to come to work. Carrie Oman, Quartz, 6 Feb. 2023 What to Consider Any tablet can serve as a writing tablet, but finding one dedicated to the purpose of note-taking means prioritizing specific features like backlights, stylus feel, and syncing with other devices. Zoë Hannah, Popular Mechanics, 20 Jan. 2023 How does that relate to the purpose of fiction more broadly? Katherine Hu, The Atlantic, 28 Sep. 2022 Something worth doing is about understanding your link to the customer and to the purpose of the organization. Rachel Montañez, Forbes, 2 Aug. 2022

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“To the purpose.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/to%20the%20purpose. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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