purposed

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From purpose +‎ -ed.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

purposed (comparative more purposed, superlative most purposed)

  1. Intentional, deliberate. [from 15th c.]
    • 1603, John Florio, translating Michel de Montaigne, Essays, II.12:
      to interrupt the course of his continuall happinesse, and to recompence it, [he] cast the richest and most precious jewell he had into the Sea, deeming that by this purposed [transl. aposté] mishap he should satisfie the revolution and vicissitude of fortune [].
  2. (rare) Having a purpose or aim; determined. [from 16th c.]

Verb[edit]

purposed

  1. simple past tense and past participle of purpose