American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adv. That is to say; specifically.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
GNU Webster's 1913
- adv. obsolete By name; by particular mention; specifically; especially; expressly.
- adv. That is to say; to wit; videlicet; -- introducing a particular or specific designation.
- adv. as follows
- From name + -ly. (Wiktionary)
“The most absurd cases I have heard of here are those where a lawyer has a personal interest in the outcome (namely is a parent to thechild).”
“It should be noted, first off, that my consideration here is presently in view of the Mozarabic liturgy of recent centuries; namely from the 16th until the 20th century, and not, per se, the earlier historical forms of the Mozarabic liturgy in the middle ages and before.”
“In this way "he certainly is relatively free, namely from the immediate compulsion of objects that are present through intuition" (31).”
“Mike Ion asks an interesting question, namely is the time right for the UK to join the Euro?”
“I appreciate all the people who want a "quicker answer" but I guess I want to write the kind of wine reviews that would help me in a store, namely is this wine worth what it costs, and is it a good example of its type.”
“In a nutshell, she looks at the guts of the article, whether it was fair, whether it was accurate, and doesn't really consider the larger question, namely, is it appropriate to run this kind of article on the front page of the paper on Easter Sunday?”
“In Gorean, the delta of a river is referred to as its, âdelka. â The reasoning here is the same as in Greek, and, derivatively, in English, namely the resemblance of a delta region to a cartographical triangle.”
“The reasoning here is the same as in Greek, and, derivatively, in English, namely the resemblance of a delta region to a cartographical triangle.”
“The damage which the disease-producing microorganisms cause, namely, is conditioned by the poisons which these organisms produce and which are distributed by the body fluids.”
“It carried with it another innovation of Canadian origin – namely, a mobile acetylene gas plant.”
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