ad rem

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin ad rem (pertinent, relevant), from ad (to) + rem, accusative of res (matter).

Adjective[edit]

ad rem (not comparable)

  1. Pertinent; relevant.

Adverb[edit]

ad rem (not comparable)

  1. Pertinently; to the purpose.
    • 1621, Democritus Junior [pseudonym; Robert Burton], The Anatomy of Melancholy, Oxford: Printed by Iohn Lichfield and Iames Short, for Henry Cripps, OCLC 216894069; The Anatomy of Melancholy: [], 2nd corrected and augmented edition, Oxford: Printed by John Lichfield and James Short, for Henry Cripps, 1624, OCLC 54573970, (please specify |partition=1, 2, or 3):
      , New York Review of Books 2001, p.75:
      To speak ad rem, who is free from passion?

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Phrase[edit]

ad rem

  1. Pertinent; relevant.