One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
That is to say; namely (introducing a word to be supplied or an explanation of an ambiguity).
namely, that is to say, that is, to wit, to be specific, specifically, in other words, to put it another wayView synonyms
- ‘He said ‘The first thing which struck me when I was going home [scilicet on the evening of Day 18] was why would I be sending a coded letter to Mr Curry?’’
- ‘What persuades me that an independent obligation was intended here is the reference in the sale contract, scilicet in its printed form.’
Latin, from scire licet ‘one is permitted to know’.
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