namely namely  /ˈneɪm li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) as follows

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Her answer confirmed what I have known now for 40 years--namely, that we are sexual beings from birth until death.
  2. Far from posing idle brain teasers, her research might solve one of physics' great mysteriesnamely, why gravity is so weak in contrast to electromagnetism and other forces.
  3. Soon it dawned on a few insightful souls, Gdel foremost among them, that this way of looking at things opened up a brand-new branch of mathematics namely, metamathematics.

News

  1. The secrets behind baseball's walk-up music

    Because he was in a slump last June, Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford made some adjustments to his approach at the plate. Namely, he switched his walk-up music to Kelly Clarkson's "Stronger." His batting average jumped 20 points in the second half.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Troy Record

  2. Ask Slashdot: Neurofeedback At Home, Is It Possible?

    New submitter sker writes "Mind hackers, self-help junkies, even regular people have heard wild promises of the power of neurofeedback — namely the process of watching a visual representation of your own brain's activity to influence what your brain is doing. Folks are using it to cure ADHD, PTSD, or even to supposedly improve mindfulness meditation. Previously the sole domain of costly hospital ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Slashdot

  3. Virtual U.S. Congress: a practical, plausible way to save millions in waste

    The very notion of telecommuting has been present in the mainstream white-collar workplace now for well over a decade. Yet for one of the worst offenders in padding operating and travel expenses, namely the U.S. Congress, the notion of mentioning telecommuting seems to be downright sinful. One would think that these calls for a "virtual Congress" come from watchdog groups of various political ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: BetaNews

Quotes

  1. But Democratic Senator Max Baucus of Montana, chairman of the Senate finance ommittee, said: "Discretion is the better part of valour. The best thing for us to do is declare a big victory that we've achieved, namely getting the rebate cheques to 20...
    on Feb 7, 2007 By: Max Baucus Source: 940 News

  2. And Sir Menzies added: "The political context of course has got to be what the Prime Minister said following his visit to Toronto and the G20 - namely that he expected British troops to be out by 2015."
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Sir Menzies Campbell Source: Independent

  3. Clinton said stabilisation of civilian democracy and the rule of law are "essential to the efforts that the Pakistanis themselves see as so critical; namely, preventing extremism and violence from stalking the Pakistani people and the country."
    on Mar 16, 2009 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: Hindustan Times

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affectation affectation
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