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word-for-word

word-for-word

 
pronunciation:
wuhrd fr wuhrd
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: in exactly the same words; verbatim.
That's what he said, and I mean word-for-word.
similar words:
direct, literal
definition 2: word by word, showing little regard for the whole, said esp. of translating or a translation.
similar words:
literal
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