to wit

adverb \ tə-ˈwit \

Definition of to wit

: that is to say : namely

Examples of to wit in a Sentence

  1. if we keep spending money like it's water, we're sure to end up in the same place as it often does, to wit, down the drain

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Origin and Etymology of to wit

Middle English to witen, literally, to know — more at wit

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