What does nominally mean?

Definitions for nominallyˈnɒm ə nl i

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. nominally(adverb)

    in name only

    "nominally he is the boss"


  1. nominally(Adverb)

    In a nominal manner.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nominally(adverb)

    in a nominal manner; by name; in name only; not in reality


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nominally in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nominally in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Michael Madden:

    People who are nominally her superiors most likely defer to her.

  2. Ayham Kamel:

    There is still a central government in Baghdad that is nominally in charge of the country as a whole, but in real terms the central government is less relevant in Kurdish areas, it is irrelevant in the Sunni heartland and it is also less relevant in the (Shi'ite) south.

  3. Edward Zehr:

    I wouldn't call it fascism exactly, but a political system nominally controlled by an irresponsible, dumbed down electorate who are manipulated by dishonest, cynical, controlled mass media that dispense the propaganda of a corrupt political establishment can hardly be described as democracy either.

  4. Aristotle:

    Nor was civil society founded merely to preserve the lives of its members; but that they might live well: for otherwise a state might be composed of slaves, or the animal creation... nor is it an alliance mutually to defend each other from injuries, or for a commercial intercourse. But whosoever endeavors to establish wholesome laws in a state, attends to the virtues and vices of each individual who composes it; from whence it is evident, that the first care of him who would found a city, truly deserving that name, and not nominally so, must be to have his citizens virtuous.

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