- Intentional, deliberate. [from 15th c.]
- 1603, John Florio, transl.; Michel de Montaigne, The Essayes, […], printed at London: […] Edward Blount […], OCLC 946730821:, 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 […].
- (rare) Having a purpose or aim; determined. [from 16th c.]
- simple past tense and past participle of