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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

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

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

My objection to Liberalism is this that it is the introduction into the practical business of life of the highest kind namely, politics of philosophical ideas instead of political principles.
Benjamin Disraeli

Greek philosophy seems to have met with something with which a good tragedy is not supposed to meet, namely, a dull ending.
Karl Marx

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
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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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