ad verbum


ad ver·​bum (ˌ)ad-ˈvər-bəm How to pronounce ad verbum (audio)
: to a word : verbatim

Examples of ad verbum in a Sentence

if the giver of the oath mangles the wording, should one repeat after him ad verbum?

Word History


borrowed from Latin

First Known Use

circa 1580, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ad verbum was circa 1580

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Cite this Entry

“Ad verbum.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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