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synonyms for namely

  • especially
  • i.e.
  • particularly
  • specially
  • specifically
  • videlicet
  • viz.
  • by way of explanation
  • expressly
  • id est
  • in other words
  • in plain English
  • scilicet
  • strictly speaking
  • that is
  • to wit

antonyms for namely

MOST RELEVANT
  • broadly
  • commonly
  • generally
  • usually
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How to use namely in a sentence

This slaughter is accompanied by the tabagie and what follows it—namely, the singing and dancing.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
And I am told that the governor ordained what had to be done, namely, to make no investigations against the dead woman.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
Inside the walls of Manila there is only one Spanish parochial church, namely, the cathedral.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
All these different signs prepared us for the most interesting moment of our voyage—namely, passing the line.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
On the 2nd of November I saw a festival of another description—namely, a religious one.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
The combination of these five regions suggests a one-word description of Virginia's topography, namely, diversified.
HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
The major objective of the Federal government became a clearcut one, namely, to capture Richmond, the capital of the Confederacy.
HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
The town is divided into several portions—namely, the Business-town, the Black-town, and the European quarter.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
Near the temple are the most holy places in the town, namely—the so-called “holy well” and the Mankarnika, a large basin of water.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
But among many precious relics, one recently recovered for the church is of the greatest interest, namely, the Romsey Psalter.
BELL'S CATHEDRALS: A SHORT ACCOUNT OF ROMSEY ABBEYTHOMAS PERKINS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO NAMELY

  • especially
  • expressly
  • in other words
  • namely
  • particularly
  • scilicet
  • specially
  • specifically
  • videlicet
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.