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namely

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adverb name·ly \ˈnām-lē\

Simple Definition of namely

  • —used when giving exact information about something you have already mentioned

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of namely

  1. :  that is to say :  to wit

Examples of namely in a sentence

  1. <there's always one person stuck with cleaning up the mess, namely me>



14th Century

First Known Use of namely

14th century


NAMELY Defined for Kids

namely

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adverb name·ly \ˈnām-lē\

Definition of namely for Students

  1. :  that is to say <We studied the cat family, namely, lions, tigers, and related animals.>





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