- Verbatim is defined as an exact repetition without changing the words.
An example of verbatim is when you quote someone exactly without changing anything.
word for word; in exactly the same words
Origin of verbatimLate Middle English ; from Medieval Latin ; from Classical Latin verbum, word
following the original word for word: a verbatim account
Using exactly the same words; corresponding word for word: a verbatim report of the conversation.
In exactly the same words; word for word: repeated their dialogue verbatim.
Origin of verbatimMiddle English, from Medieval Latin verbātim, from Latin verbum, word; see verb.
- Word for word; in exactly the same words as were used originally.
- I have copied his speech and here it is, verbatim.
- A word-for-word report of a speech.