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Definition of "to this end" [to this end]

  • To achieve the previously specified goal. (adverb)

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Use "to this end" in a sentence
  • "Alexander and his deeds Aeschines spoke thus: "Assuredly we do not live the life of mortal men; but to this end were we born, that in after ages wonders might be told of us," as if what Alexander had done seemed to him miraculous."
  • "It was to this end that the Tetra Laminator had been developed."
  • "It was now decided that as a nobleman's chaplain it would be well for him to have a university degree, and to this end his name was entered on the boards of Trinity College, Cambridge, through the good offices of Bishop Watson of Llandaff, with a view to his obtaining a degree without residence."