ad eundem

adverb or adjective

ad eun·​dem ˌad-ē-ˈən-dəm How to pronounce ad eundem (audio)
variants or ad eundem gradum
: to, in, or of the same rank
used especially of the honorary granting of academic standing or a degree by a university to one whose actual work was done elsewhere

Word History


borrowed from New Latin ad eundem gradum

First Known Use

1711, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ad eundem was in 1711

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Cite this Entry

“Ad eundem.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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