To Wit Definition

That is to say; namely. Sometimes spelled “to-wit,” or “towit.”
Webster's New World Law

(formal) That is to say; namely; specifically.

The directors of the company, to wit, Fred Smith and Albert Jones, inform us that...
The defendant is charged with possession of a controlled substance, to wit, cocaine...

Origin of To Wit

  • Originally that is to wit (“that is to know"); see wit.

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