Definition of


  1. (adv, all) that is to say; in other words

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Synonyms of I.e.

id est, ie

Origin of the word I.e.

  1. 1598, abbreviation of id est, from L., lit. "that is;" used in Eng. in the sense of "that is to say." more

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Words that sound like I.e.

i, i.w.w., ia, iaa, iaea, ie, ii, iii, io, iou, iowa, ioway, iw, iwo, iww

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