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If Huckabee runs, the hurdles he faced the last time out, namely geography and money, would still be there.

The possibility that the same outcome could happen another way -- namely a guy asks me out -- keeps me from taking action.

There is a notion of reincarnation; namely, that our children are really returning ancestors.

This is a common theme in the comedy being launched at ISIS; namely, making the point that ISIS is truly not Islamic.

He only wants to protect his immediate universe, namely his wife and son.

This slaughter is accompanied by the tabagie and what follows it—namely, the singing and dancing.

And I am told that the governor ordained what had to be done, namely, to make no investigations against the dead woman.

Inside the walls of Manila there is only one Spanish parochial church, namely, the cathedral.

All these different signs prepared us for the most interesting moment of our voyage—namely, passing the line.

On the 2nd of November I saw a festival of another description—namely, a religious one.


On this page you'll find 22 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to namely, such as: especially, i.e., particularly, specially, specifically, and videlicet.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.