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 Meanings and Examples of NAMELY
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namely
 ad.  by name; by particular mention; expressly; that is to say
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  And a still greater debt we owe them for what is the immediate cause of our ruin, namely, that by the Church our country is kept divided.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XII.
2  But this, for a reason already mentioned, namely that a few will always be governed by the will of a few and these the most powerful, was a change from bad to worse.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XLIX.
3  A similar circumstance gave rise to the first war with the Carthaginians, namely the protectorate assumed by the Romans of the citizens of Messina in Sicily, and this likewise came about by chance.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER IX.
4  These in fact resolve themselves into one, namely, that some should survive who will avenge the death of the murdered prince.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI.
5  But now let us turn to another subject which merits attention, namely, the means whereby divided cities may be reunited; and of this I propose to speak in the following Chapter.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XXVI.
6  This, I believe, arises firstly from causes that have already been discussed at length, namely, that the prince who relies entirely on fortune is lost when it changes.
The Prince By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV — WHAT FORTUNE CAN EFFECT IN HUMAN AFFAIRS AN...
7  For these there is one other avenue of escape toward which they have turned in increasing numbers, namely, migration to town.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In VIII
8  The second fact noted, namely, that the Negro church antedates the Negro home, leads to an explanation of much that is paradoxical in this communistic institution and in the morals of its members.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In X
9  They were, namely, casts of female friends, whose bodily or mental deformities were here most faithfully preserved.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SHOES OF FORTUNE
10  I was very far then from expecting the change you have just informed me of; namely, that four years afterwards, this colossus of power would be overthrown.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 16. A Learned Italian.
11  One thing only puzzles me, namely, how Franz d'Epinay will like a grandfather who cannot be separated from his wife.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 74. The Villefort Family Vault.
12  We have everything in perfect order, only one little thing is lacking, namely, a commander in chief.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER IX
13  From her feminine point of view she could see only one solution, namely, for Nicholas to marry a rich heiress.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER VIII
14  At the council at Fili the prevailing thought in the minds of the Russian commanders was the one naturally suggesting itself, namely, a direct retreat by the Nizhni road.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 13: CHAPTER I
15  There's one thing you may be sure of, Pip," said Joe, after some rumination, "namely, that lies is lies.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter IX
Example Sentence: (91 in 7 pages)
16  The men whose names were called left the room.
17  People who visit the United States sometimes wonder how the states got their names.
18  Write a list of names on a separate piece of paper.
19  Then they call out our names in order and we answer yes or no.
20  He listed all the members' names on the card.
21  He checked off their names on the list as they got on the coach.
22  All sorts of illustrious and influential persons lent their names to our national culture.
23  They encourage doctors to prescribe cheaper generic drugs instead of more expensive brand names.
24  Her family name is Smith and her given names are Mary Elizabeth.
25  We'll take names and phone numbers for a start, then later on we can get more details.
26  However mean your life is, meet it and live it; do not shun it and call it hard names.
27  A program for a play contains a list of the actors' names and other information about the play.
28  The witness in the bribery investigation refused to name names.
29  She glanced down the list of names.
30  He read off the names on the list in the headmaster's presence.