idem

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pronoun \ˈī-ˌdem, ˈē-, ˈi-\

Definition of idem

  1. :  the same as something previously mentioned —used chiefly in bibliographies

Origin and Etymology of idem

Middle English, from Latin, same — more at identity


First Known Use: 14th century


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idem

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pronoun \ˈī-dəm, ˈē-dem\

Legal Definition of idem

  1. :  something previously mentioned :  the same authority —used in citations to cases and other works to refer to an immediately preceding reference — compare infra, supra

Additional Notes on idem

Idem is usually used in the form of its abbreviation id. <In Bally, the plaintiff also claimed…403 Mass. at 720-21. The [court] denied the claim…Id. at 721 — R. T. Gerwatowski>

Origin and Etymology of idem

Latin, same


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