Search Result for "purposely":
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]WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
purposely 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