Pur·pose·ly, adv. With purpose or design; intentionally; with predetermination; designedly.
In composing this discourse, I purposely declined all offensive and displeasing truths. --Atterbury.
So much they scorn the crowd, that if the throng
By chance go right, they purposely go wrong. --Pope.
adv : with intention; in an intentional manner; "he used that word
intentionally"; "I did this by choice" [syn: intentionally,
deliberately, designedly, on purpose, advisedly,
by choice, by design] [ant: by chance, unintentionally,