Meaning of purposely

pur•pose•ly

Pronunciation: (pûr'pus-lē), [key]
— adv.
  1. intentionally; deliberately: He tripped me purposely.
  2. with the particular purpose specified; expressly: I wore that suit purposely to make a good impression.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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