Definitions for vade mecumˈveɪ di ˈmi kəm, ˈvɑ-

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word vade mecum

Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. handbook, enchiridion, vade mecum(noun)

    a concise reference book providing specific information about a subject or location

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. vade mecum(Noun)

    A referential book such as a handbook or manual.

  2. vade mecum(Noun)

    A useful object, constantly carried on oneu2019s person.

  3. Origin: From the vade, the second-person singular present active imperative of vado + mecum, literally meaning "go with me!".

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Vade mecum

    a book or other thing that a person carries with him as a constant companion; a manual; a handbook

  2. Origin: [L., go with me.]

Translations for vade mecum

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for vade mecum »


Find a translation for the vade mecum definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these vade mecum definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"vade mecum." STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 29 Mar. 2015. < mecum>.

Are we missing a good definition for vade mecum? Don't keep it to yourself...

The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations

A Member Of The STANDS4 Network

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for vade mecum:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.