[ seer-ee-ey-tim, ser- ]
/ ˌsɪər iˈeɪ tɪm, ˌsɛr- /

adverb, adjective

in a series; one after another.

Origin of seriatim

1670–80; < Medieval Latin seriātim, equivalent to seriāt(us) arranged in order (see series, -ate1) + -im adv. suffix Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for seriatim


/ (ˌsɪərɪˈætɪm, ˌsɛr-) /


in a series; one after another in regular order

Word Origin for seriatim

C17: from Medieval Latin, from Latin seriēs series
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Word Origin and History for seriatim


1670s (earlier seratim, c.1500), "one after another," from Medieval Latin seriatim, from Latin series (see series).

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