Definitions for namelyˈneɪm li

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

name•lyˈneɪm li(adv.)

  1. that is to say; specifically:

    a new item of legislation, namely, the housing bill.

Origin of namely:

1125–75; ME earlier nameliche

Princeton's WordNet

  1. namely, viz., that is to say, to wit, videlicet(adverb)

    as follows

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. namely(adverb)ˈneɪm li

    indicates sth specific after speaking more generally

    the school district's biggest problem, namely the lack of good teachers

Wiktionary

  1. namely(Adverb)

    Especially, above all.

  2. namely(Adverb)

    Specifically; that is to say

Webster Dictionary

  1. Namely(adverb)

    by name; by particular mention; specifically; especially; expressly

  2. Namely(adverb)

    that is to say; to wit; videlicet; -- introducing a particular or specific designation

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'namely' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4210

  2. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'namely' in Adverbs Frequency: #282


Translations for namely

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

namely(adverb)

that is

Only one student passed the exam, namely John.

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