Definitions for deliberately
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word deliberately
intentionally, deliberately, designedly, on purpose, purposely, advisedly, by choice, by design(adverb)
with intention; in an intentional manner
"he used that word intentionally"; "I did this by choice"
in a deliberate unhurried manner
"she was working deliberately"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
deliberately(adverb)ɪˈlɪb ər ɪt; v. -əˌreɪt
≠ accidentally, unintentionally
Is the newspaper deliberately trying to confuse readers?
deliberatelyɪˈlɪb ər ɪt; v. -əˌreɪt
slowly and with care
He moved deliberately across the ice.
Intentionally, or after deliberation; not accidentally.
He deliberately broke that, didn't he?
Taking one's time, slowly and carefully.
After being called upon, he strode deliberately up to the blackboard.
with careful consideration, or deliberation; circumspectly; warily; not hastily or rashly; slowly; as, a purpose deliberately formed
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'deliberately' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3505
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'deliberately' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4185
Rank popularity for the word 'deliberately' in Adverbs Frequency: #254
Translations for deliberately
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
You did that deliberately!
- doelbewus, opsetlik, met voorbedagte radeAfrikaans
- بصورَةٍ مَقْصودَه، عَمْداArabic
- de propósitoPortuguese (BR)
- forsætligt; bevidstDanish
- deliberadamente, a propósitoSpanish
- जानबूझ करHindi
- dengan sengajaIndonesian
- met opzetDutch
- med overleggNorwegian
- de própositoPortuguese
- dinadins, (în mod) deliberatRomanian
- avsiktligt, med flitSwedish
- bilerek, kasıtlı olarakTurkish
- 故意地Chinese (Trad.)
- có mục đíchVietnamese
- 故意地Chinese (Simp.)
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