English translation of 'उद्देश्य'
1. aim countable noun
The aim of something that you do is the purpose for which you do it.
The aim of the festival is to increase awareness of Hindu culture.
2. ambition countable noun
If you have an ambition to achieve something, you want very much to achieve it.
His ambition is to sail round the world.
3. goal countable noun
Your goal is something that you hope to achieve.
The goal is to raise as much money as possible.
4. idea singular noun
The idea of an action or activity is its aim or purpose.
The idea is to give children freedom to explore.
5. intent uncountable noun
Your intent is your intention to do something.[formal]
Mr Spencer has announced his intent to resign.
6. motivation countable noun
Your motivation for doing something is what causes you to want to do it.
His prime motivation is usually money.
7. motive countable noun
Your motive for doing something is your reason for doing it.
Police have ruled out robbery as a motive for the killing.
8. object countable noun
The object of what someone is doing is their aim or purpose.
The object of the game is to answer the questions on the card.
9. objective countable noun
Your objective is what you are trying to achieve.
His objective was to win.
10. purpose uncountable noun
Purpose is the feeling of having a definite aim and of being determined to achieve it.
The teachers are enthusiastic and have a sense of purpose.
11. purpose countable noun
The purpose of something is the reason for which it is made or done.
What is the purpose of your visit?
Nuclear energy is used for military purposes.
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Translation of उद्देश्य from the Collins Hindi to English Dictionary