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ver·ba·tim

 (vər-bā′tĭm)
adj.
Using exactly the same words; corresponding word for word: a verbatim report of the conversation.
adv.
In exactly the same words; word for word: repeated their dialogue verbatim.

[Middle English, from Medieval Latin verbātim, from Latin verbum, word; see verb.]

verbatim

(vɜːˈbeɪtɪm)
adv, adj
using exactly the same words; word for word
[C15: from Medieval Latin: word by word, from Latin verbum word]

ver•ba•tim

(vərˈbeɪ tɪm)

adv.
1. in exactly the same words; word for word.
adj.
2. corresponding word for word to the original source or text: a verbatim record of the proceedings.
[1475–85; < Medieval Latin verbātim= Latin verb(um) word + -ātim adv. suffix]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.verbatim - in precisely the same words used by a writer or speaker; "a direct quotation"; "repeated their dialog verbatim"
exact - marked by strict and particular and complete accordance with fact; "an exact mind"; "an exact copy"; "hit the exact center of the target"
Adv.1.verbatim - using exactly the same words; "he repeated her remarks verbatim"

verbatim

adverb
1. exactly, to the letter, word for word, closely, precisely, literally, faithfully, rigorously, in every detail, letter for letter The president's speeches are reproduced verbatim in the state-run newspapers.
adjective
1. word for word, exact, literal, close, precise, faithful, line by line, unabridged, unvarnished, undeviating, unembellished He gave me a verbatim report of the entire conversation.

verbatim

adjective
Employing the very same words as another:
Translations
slovo od slova
ordret
kirjaimellinenkirjaimellisestilainauspikakirjoitustaitoinensananmukainen
orð fyrir orðorðréttorðréttur
ordagrant
kelimesi kelimesine aynı

verbatim

[vɜːˈbeɪtɪm]
A. ADJtextual, literal

verbatim

[vɜːrˈbeɪtɪm]
adj [report, account] → in extenso; [quotation] → mot pour mot
advmot pour mot

verbatim

adjwörtlich

verbatim

[vɜːˈbeɪtɪm] adv & adjparola per parola

verb

(vəːb) noun
the word or phrase that gives the action, or asserts something, in a sentence, clause etc. I saw him; He ran away from me; I have a feeling; What is this?
ˈverbal adjective
1. of, or concerning, verbs. verbal endings such as `-fy', `-ize'.
2. consisting of, or concerning, spoken words. a verbal warning/agreement.
ˈverbally adverb
in or by speech, not writing. I replied to the invitation verbally.
verbatim (-ˈbeitim) adjective, adverb
word for word. a verbatim report of the argument; The child repeated my words verbatim.
verbose (-ˈbous) adjective
using too many words; expressed in too many words. a verbose speaker; a verbose description/style.

verbatim

n. L. verbatim, al pie de la letra, palabra por palabra.
References in classic literature ?
The skeleton dimensions I shall now proceed to set down are copied verbatim from my right arm, where I had them tattooed; as in my wild wanderings at that period, there was no other secure way of preserving such valuable statistics.
What the Persian knew of this torture-chamber and what there befell him and his companion shall be told in his own words, as set down in a manuscript which he left behind him, and which I copy VERBATIM.
I'd give a shilling a line for a verbatim note,' said the Editor.
Greek] The authoress has bungled by borrowing these words verbatim from the "Iliad", without prefixing the necessary "do not," which I have supplied.
The particulars furnished below may be relied on as authentic and accurate in every respect, as, with a slight exception, they are copied verbatim from the joint diaries of Mr.
I rang the bell and called for the weekly county paper, which contained a verbatim account of the inquest.
And it seemeth his favor was so great, as Antonius, in a letter which is recited verbatim in one of Cicero's Philippics, calleth him venefica, witch; as if he had enchanted Caesar.
In the interests of my paper I took down his speech verbatim.
I still retain an almost verbatim report of the interview in which he demonstrated the true facts of the case to Monsieur Dubugue of the Paris police, and Fritz von Waldbaum, the well-known specialist of Dantzig, both of whom had wasted their energies upon what proved to be side-issues.
I append these evidences, which I copied verbatim from the register of a hotel in a certain Italian city:
There is a verbatim account of a report made to me by your Brigadier-General, in which it seems that in the fighting under his command you were three times apparently taken prisoner, three times you apparently escaped; the information which you brought back led to at least two disasters; the information which exactly at the time you were absent seemed to come miraculously into the hands of the enemy, resulted in even greater trouble for us.
I cannot reproduce it verbatim, for I had no after opportunity of refreshing my memory.