What does verbatim mean?

Definitions for verbatim
vərˈbeɪ tɪmver·ba·tim

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. direct, verbatimadverb

    in precisely the same words used by a writer or speaker

    "a direct quotation"; "repeated their dialog verbatim"

  2. verbatim, word for wordadverb

    using exactly the same words

    "he repeated her remarks verbatim"


  1. verbatimnoun

    A word-for-word report of a speech.

  2. verbatimadverb

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

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

  3. verbatimadjective

    Corresponding with the original word for word.

  4. verbatimadjective

    Able to take down a speech word for word, especially in shorthand.


  1. Verbatim

    "Verbatim" means "word for word".

Webster Dictionary

  1. Verbatimadverb

    word for word; in the same words; verbally; as, to tell a story verbatim as another has related it

    Etymology: [LL., fr. L. verbum word.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of verbatim in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of verbatim in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of verbatim in a Sentence

  1. Gamal Helal:

    When we are interpreting, we take notes for ourselves - these are not verbatim notes, they are only a language we understand, so we can reconstruct the phrase or paragraph, sometimes you prepare the notes at the request of the president.

  2. Peter Sokolowski:

    The girl quoting the definitions before (pronouncer Jacques) Bailly said them stated the usage note from our unabridged dictionary verbatim. ... Its a very specific kind of writing that we do. I thought, Oh my goodness, this 13-year-old girl is quoting our dictionary back to us, these spellers as a group simply were unusually gifted. They may indicate that we have entered a new era of competition.

  3. Alan Kraut:

    This is almost a verbatim quotation of what critics of immigration said in the early 20th century.

  4. Connie Chung to Johnny Carson:

    In all honesty, Johnny, we are often at the mercy of the White House for the news we report. Frequently, we simply repeat verbatim what the White House tells us.

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