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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

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

There is but one law for all, namely that law which governs all law, the law of our Creator, the law of humanity, justice, equity - the law of nature and of nations.
Edmund Burke

Things are not as we would like them to be. There is only one way to deal with it, namely to try and be all right oneself.
Anna Freud

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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