Verbatim definition

vər-bātĭm
Using exactly the same words; corresponding word for word.

A verbatim report of the conversation.

adjective
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In exactly the same words; word for word.

Repeated their dialogue verbatim.

adverb
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Following the original word for word.

A verbatim account.

adjective
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Word for word; in exactly the same words.
adverb
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Verbatim is defined as an exact repetition without changing the words.

An example of verbatim is when you quote someone exactly without changing anything.

adverb
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Word for word; in exactly the same words as were used originally.

I have copied his speech and here it is, verbatim.

adverb
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(of a document) Corresponding with the original word for word.
adjective
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(of a person) Able to take down a speech word for word, especially in shorthand.
adjective
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A word-for-word report of a speech.
noun
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
verbatim
Plural:
verbatims

Origin of verbatim

  • Middle English from Medieval Latin verbātim from Latin verbum word verb

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

  • Attested in English since 1481 (therefore considered a Middle English derivation by some): from Medieval Latin verbātim, from Latin verb(um) + -ātim, adverbial suffix.

    From Wiktionary