HyperDic: cross-purpose

English > 1 sense of the word cross-purpose:
NOUNcognitioncross-purposea contrary aim
English > cross-purpose: 1 sense > noun 1, cognition
MeaningA contrary aim.
Example"at cross-purposes"
Broaderpurpose, intent, intention, aim, designAn anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions
Spanishmalentendido, objetivo opuesto, propósito contrario

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