namely

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adverb name·ly \ˈnām-lē\

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

First Known Use of namely

14th century


NAMELY Defined for English Language Learners

namely

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adverb

Definition of namely for English Language Learners

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


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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