"exempli gratia (e.g.)" (Latin)

by Craig Shrives

What does the Latin term exempli gratia (e.g.) mean?

"Exempli gratia" is a Latin term that translates to "for example" or "as an example." It is commonly abbreviated as "e.g." and is used to introduce specific examples that illustrate or clarify a point.

Examples in Sentences

Here are three example sentences using the term "exempli gratia":
  • Many fruits, exempli gratia, apples, oranges, and bananas, are rich in vitamins.
  • He enjoyed various genres of music, exempli gratia, classical, jazz, and rock.
  • She had a preference for outdoor activities, exempli gratia, hiking, biking, and swimming.
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