Definitions

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  • adverb Word for word; verbatim.

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  • adverb On a word-by-word basis, without rephrasing; word for word; verbatim.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Latin : ad, in accordance with + verbum, word.]

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Latin, "to the word".

Examples

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  • to the word; word for word, verbatim.

    January 3, 2009

  • JM knows there is a word for it and suspects it is ad verbum.

    July 8, 2010