adverb name·ly \ˈnām-lē\

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

Full Definition of NAMELY

:  that is to say :  to wit

Examples of NAMELY

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

First Known Use of NAMELY

14th century

Rhymes with NAMELY

NAMELY Defined for Kids


adverb name·ly \ˈnām-lē\

Definition of NAMELY for Kids

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


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