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Verbascum blattaria
Verbascum lychnitis
Verbascum phoeniceum
Verbascum thapsus
verbatim ac litteratim
Verbatim et literatim
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Verbena officinalis

Verbatim definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

VERBA'TIM adv. [L.] Word for word; in the same words; as, to tell a story verbatim as another has related it.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

1: in precisely the same words used by a writer or speaker; "a direct quotation"; "repeated their dialog verbatim" [syn: direct, verbatim] adv
1: using exactly the same words; "he repeated her remarks verbatim" [syn: verbatim, word for word]

Merriam Webster's

I. adverb Etymology: Middle English, from Medieval Latin, from Latin verbum word Date: 15th century in the exact words ; word for word II. adjective Date: 1737 being in or following the exact words ; word-for-word

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adv. & adj. in exactly the same words; word for word (copied it verbatim; a verbatim report). Etymology: ME f. med.L (adv.), f. L verbum word: cf. LITERATIM

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Verbatim Ver*ba"tim, adv. [LL., fr. L. verbum word.] Word for word; in the same words; verbally; as, to tell a story verbatim as another has related it. Verbatim et literatim [LL.], word for word, and letter for letter.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

If you repeat something verbatim, you use exactly the same words as were used originally. The President's speeches are regularly reproduced verbatim in the state-run newspapers. ADV: ADV after v Verbatim is also an adjective. I was treated to a verbatim report of every conversation she's taken part in over the past week. ADJ: ADJ n

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

ad. [L.] Literally, word for word, in the same words.

Moby Thesaurus

absolutely, accurate, accurately, authentic, bona fide, candid, card-carrying, close, dead, definitely, dinkum, direct, directly, even, exact, exactly, expressly, faithful, faithfully, following the letter, genuine, good, honest, honest-to-God, in all respects, in every respect, inartificial, ipsissimis verbis, just, lawful, legitimate, lifelike, literal, literally, literatim, natural, naturalistic, original, plumb, point-blank, positively, precise, precisely, pure, real, realistic, right, rightful, rigidly, rigorously, simon-pure, simple, sincere, square, squarely, sterling, straight, strict, strictly, sure-enough, to the letter, true to life, true to nature, true to reality, unadulterated, unaffected, unassumed, unassuming, uncolored, unconcocted, uncopied, uncounterfeited, undeviatingly, undisguised, undisguising, undistorted, unerringly, unexaggerated, unfabricated, unfanciful, unfeigned, unfeigning, unfictitious, unflattering, unimagined, unimitated, uninvented, unpretended, unpretending, unqualified, unromantic, unsimulated, unspecious, unsynthetic, unvarnished, verbal, verbally, verbatim et litteratim, veridical, verisimilar, word by word, word for word, word-for-word

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