Namely and Particularly


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Namely adverb – That is to say.
Usage example: there's always one person stuck with cleaning up the mess, namely me

Particularly and namely are semantically related in emphasis topic. In some cases you can use "Particularly" instead an adverb "Namely", when it comes to topics like that is to say.
Synonyms for Namely


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Particularly adverb – In the specific case of one person or thing as distinguished from others.
Namely and particularly are semantically related in emphasis topic. You can use "Namely" instead an adverb "Particularly".
Nearby Words: particular, particularize, particularity, particularise, particularized
Synonyms for Particularly

Both words in one sentence

  • With Friends Like These...: There are a few members of the party who don't get along particularly well with one another, namely Orpheus and Eliza.
  • Doctor Doom loves pushing people around and launching attacks against his enemies (namely everybody who's not him) but has warmth for his citizenry particularly the children of Latveria.
  • Troubled Fetal Position Lots of inmates in the show Oz are shown curling up in the fetal position, particularly after all the ordeals that most of them endure while in prison, namely Beecher.
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