ad·​sum | \ ˈad-ˌsəm, ˈäd-ˌsu̇m \

Definition of adsum

used to indicate one's presence usually in answer to a roll call

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First Known Use of adsum

1594, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for adsum

Latin, I am present, 1st person singular present indicative of adesse to be present

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“Adsum.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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