Meaning of “deliberately” - Learner’s Dictionary


adverb us uk /dɪˈlɪbərətli/
Extra Examples
Police are still trying to discover whether the fire was started deliberately.I deliberately avoided the question of money.He deliberately set out to hurt me.He did it deliberately to make her feel jealous.At times, her answers seem deliberately vague.

B2 intentionally, having planned to do something:

He deliberately lied to the police.

(Definition of “deliberately” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)