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Definition of Namely


  1. By name; by particular mention; specifically; especially; expressly.
  2. That is to say; to wit; videlicet; -- introducing a particular or specific designation.

Namely Quotations

As I see it, the debate between summer vacation vs. year-round school glosses over the most important questions. Namely, how can we bring play back to our nation's schools?
Darell Hammond

I understand that government should live within its means, value the money it holds in trust from you the taxpayer, avoid waste and, above all else, observe the first maxim of good government: namely, do no avoidable harm.
Tony Abbott

The scientist only imposes two things, namely truth and sincerity, imposes them upon himself and upon other scientists.
Erwin Schrodinger

I remember three- and four-week-long snow days, and drifts so deep a small child, namely me, could get lost in them. No such winter exists in the record, but that's how Ohio winters seemed to me when I was little - silent, silver, endless, and dreamy.
Susan Orlean

We can only learn to know ourselves and do what we can - namely, surrender our will and fulfill God's will in us.
Saint Teresa of Avila
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Namely Translations

namely in Afrikaans is naamlik
namely in Danish is nemlig
namely in Dutch is namelijk, te weten, in naam
namely in German is namentlich
namely in Italian is vale a dire
namely in Latin is videlicet
namely in Portuguese is a saber
namely in Spanish is a saber, es que
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