Namely and To wit

Namely

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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

To wit is a synonym for namely in specifically topic. In some cases you can use "To wit" instead an adverb "Namely", when it comes to topics like that is to say, that is.
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To wit

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To wit adverb – That is to say.
Usage example: if we keep spending money like it's water, we're sure to end up in the same place as it often does, to wit, down the drain

Namely is a synonym for to wit. You can use "Namely" instead an adverb phrase "To wit".
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