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Wordnet 3.0


1. with intention; in an intentional manner;
- Example: "he used that word intentionally"
- Example: "I did this by choice"
[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; designedly. [1913 Webster] In composing this discourse, I purposely declined all offensive and displeasing truths. --Atterbury. [1913 Webster] So much they scorn the crowd, that if the throng By chance go right, they purposely go wrong. --Pope. [1913 Webster]
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