[ seer-ee-ey-tim, ser- ]
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adverb, adjective
  1. in a series; one after another.

Origin of seriatim

First recorded in 1670–80; from Medieval Latin seriātim, equivalent to seriāt(us) “arranged in order” + -im adverb suffix; see series, -ate1

Words Nearby seriatim Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use seriatim in a sentence

  • He had no sooner arrived than he saw his Ministers seriatim, but nothing could induce him to come to any determination.

    The Greville Memoirs | Charles C. F. Greville

British Dictionary definitions for seriatim


/ (ˌsɪərɪˈætɪm, ˌsɛr-) /

  1. in a series; one after another in regular order

Origin of seriatim

C17: from Medieval Latin, from Latin seriēs series

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