ad lib

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

ad lib

adverb

Definition of AD LIB

1
:  in accordance with one's wishes
2
:  without restraint or limit

Origin of AD LIB

New Latin ad libitum
First Known Use: 1794

ad lib

adverb \(ˈ)ad-ˈlib\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of AD LIB

: without restraint or imposed limit : as much or as often as is wanted <the animals were given water ad libScience>—often used in writing prescriptions

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