Namely meaning

nām'lē
Namely is defined as specifically.

An example of namely is someone saying that the cat next door was the one that killed the bird.

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That is to say; specifically.
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That is to say; specifically.
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(now rare) Especially, above all.
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Specifically; that is to say.

I asked a friend, namely, Paul.

There are three ways to do it, namely, the right way, the wrong way and the Army way.

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Origin of namely

  • From name +"Ž -ly.
    From Wiktionary