What does purposely mean?

Definitions for purposely
ˈpɜr pəs lipur·pose·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"


  1. purposely(Adverb)

    on purpose; intentionally

Webster Dictionary

  1. Purposely(adverb)

    with purpose or design; intentionally; with predetermination; designedly

How to pronounce purposely?

  1. Alex
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How to say purposely in sign language?

  1. purposely


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of purposely in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of purposely in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of purposely in a Sentence

  1. Louise Troh:

    He came purposely for us to get married and live together.

  2. Louise Troh:

    He did not mean to come here with Ebola, he came purposely for us to get married and live together.

  3. Donald Crabtree:

    I believe Dr. Fata knowingly and purposely treated me for the wrong cancer and gave me the wrong chemotherapy.

  4. President Barack Obama:

    We don't get an impression that there was purposely efforts ... to hide something or to squirrel away information.

  5. Natalia Rutkowski:

    Then a man came over and shoved his badge in my face and took the bag out of the bin and then plopped it back in sideways so it purposely would n’t fit.

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