Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “ibid”


adverb     /ˈɪbɪd/
used in formal writing to refer to a book or article that has already been mentioned: This point is discussed more fully in a later chapter (ibid, pp. 264 - 269).
(Definition of ibid adverb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of ibid

Word of the Day


willing to give money, help, kindness, etc., especially more than is usual or expected

Word of the Day


Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More