Ad Libitum Definition

ăd lĭbĭ-təm
At the discretion of the performer. Used chiefly as a direction giving license to alter or omit a part.
American Heritage
Of or relating to a diet in which the amount of food is not restricted.
American Heritage
At the discretion of the performer.
Repeat ad libitum.
American Heritage
At (one's) pleasure; as one pleases.
Webster's New World
Without restriction; freely.
Mice that were fed ad libitum.
American Heritage

Origin of Ad Libitum

  • Latin ad according to libitum past participle of libēre to please

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

Find Similar Words

Find similar words to ad libitum using the buttons below.

Words Starting With

Words Ending With


ad libitum