What does namely mean?

Definitions for namelyˈneɪm li

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word namely.

Princeton's WordNet

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

    as follows


  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


  1. Namely

    Namely is a cloud-based people management platform that enables high growth, innovative companies to manage their people and teams. Namely offers a robust performance management system, including goal setting, HRIS with skill tagging, time off tracking, team planning, and reporting - all in one system. The platform is in use by a range of organizations including tech firms, media companies, and ad agencies. Clients include Buzzfeed, Saatchi & Saatchi, Birchbox, GroupM, and Thrillist. According to Business Insider, Namely is one of NYC's top 25 startups to watch. The company is led by professionals from the technology and media industry. Founder/CEO Matt Straz co-founded Pictela, the brand content platform that was acquired by AOL in 2010.

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

Anagrams for namely »

  1. laymen

  2. meanly


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of namely in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of namely in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Plato:

    The greatest penalty of evildoing - namely, to grow into the likeness of bad men.

  2. Laertius Diogenes:

    He said that there was one only good, namely, knowledge and one only evil, namely, ignorance.

  3. Plato:

    So as this only point among the rest remaineth sure and certain, namely, that nothing is certain.

  4. Aoi Sedarat:

    Some of the ingredients, namely minerals, can be harsh on the stomach lining – it causes indigestion and pain.

  5. Thomas Huxley:

    Only one absolute certainty is possible to man, namely that at any given moment the feeling which he has exists.

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