1. [syn: intentionally, deliberately, designedly, on purpose, purposely, advisedly, by choice, by design]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Purposely \Pur"pose*ly\, adv.
With purpose or design; intentionally; with predetermination;
In composing this discourse, I purposely declined all
offensive and displeasing truths. --Atterbury.
So much they scorn the crowd, that if the throng
By chance go right, they purposely go wrong. --Pope.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adv 1: with intention; in an intentional manner; "he used that
word intentionally"; "I did this by choice" [syn:
intentionally, deliberately, designedly, on
purpose, purposely, advisedly, by choice, by
design] [ant: accidentally, by chance,
circumstantially, unexpectedly, unintentionally]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
25 Moby Thesaurus words for "purposely":
advisedly, by design, calculatedly, consciously, contemplatedly,
deliberately, designedly, explicitly, expressly, in cold blood,
intentionally, knowingly, meditatedly, on purpose, pointedly,
premeditatedly, purposefully, purposively, voluntarily, willfully,
with full intent, with intent, with malice aforethought,
with purpose, wittingly