An example of verbatim is when you quote someone exactly without changing anything.
Origin of verbatimLate Middle English from Medieval Latin from Classical Latin verbum, word
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.
Attested in English since 1481 (therefore considered a Middle English derivation by some ): from Medieval Latin verbÄtim , from Latin verb(um) + -Ätim, adverbial suffix .