Definition of verbatim in English:
In exactly the same words as were used originally: [as adverb]: subjects were instructed to recall the passage verbatim [as adjective]: your quotations must be verbatim
More example sentences
- The BBC therefore used actors to read the words verbatim over film of the speakers.
- But their notes are a resume of proceedings, not a verbatim account.
- Their responses are logged verbatim and scored according to a complex system designed to point towards personality traits.
word for word, letter for letter, line for line, to the letter, literally, exactly, precisely, accurately, closely, faithfully
Late 15th century: from medieval Latin, from Latin verbum 'word'. Compare with literatim.
Words that rhyme with verbatimseriatim
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