Meaning of ad rem in English:

ad rem

Pronunciation /ad ˈrɛm/

adverb

formal
  • In a way that is relevant to what is being done or discussed at the time.

    • ‘address the issue and argue ad rem’

adjective

formal
  • Relevant to what is being done or discussed at the time.

    ‘ad rem arguments alone may be considered relevant for science’
    • ‘If you have no argument ad rem, and none either ad hominem, you can make one ad auditores; that is to say, you can start some invalid objection, which, however, only an expert sees to be invalid.’
    • ‘They are all opposed to argumentum ad rem (i e., to the point).’
    suitable, proper, fitting, apt

Origin

Late 16th century Latin, literally ‘to the matter’.