telically

telically

(ˈtɛlɪkəlɪ)
adv
in a purposeful manner
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The syntactic conditions under which degree achievements are interpreted telically are thus identical to those under which process predicates are interpreted telically.
Hence, e.g., ascend behaves atelically, while ascend 500 meters behaves telically. Kennedy and Levin's approach permits a unified treatment of all predicates of incremental change, whether they are relic or atelic, that preserves the intuition that they denote an element of change.