Antonyms for namely

Grammar : Adv
Spell : neym-lee
Phonetic Transcription : ˈneɪm li

Definition of namely

Origin :
  • "particularly, especially" (i.e. "by name"), late 12c., from name (n.) + -ly (2).
  • adv that is to say
Example sentences :
  • Found it rather long hours watching, namely, about four hours each.
  • Extract from : « Explorations in Australia » by John Forrest
  • The Church, therefore, has a work to do: namely, to make disciples of all men.
  • Extract from : « An Explanation of Luther's Small Catechism » by Joseph Stump
  • Of each of these therefore in their turn; and first for the first of these, namely, impatience.
  • Extract from : « Joseph Andrews, Vol. 2 » by Henry Fielding
  • There can be but one deliverance from them, namely, that God and they should come together in my soul.
  • Extract from : « Wilfrid Cumbermede » by George MacDonald
  • There was but one method to adopt, namely, to induce Adelaide to leave of her own accord.
  • Extract from : « The Fortune of the Rougons » by Emile Zola
  • It hath much vse: namely, in all cold meats, it is good for Bees.
  • Extract from : « A New Orchard And Garden » by William Lawson
  • That makes the good and bad of manners, namely what helps or hinders fellowship.
  • Extract from : « Essays, Second Series » by Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • All science has one aim, namely, to find a theory of nature.
  • Extract from : « Nature » by Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • The presence of a higher, namely, of the spiritual element is essential to its perfection.
  • Extract from : « Nature » by Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • A statuary was directed to inscribe on a monument the age of the deceased, namely 81.
  • Extract from : « The Book of Anecdotes and Budget of Fun; » by Various

Synonyms for namely

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