I i


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • /ˌaɪˈiː/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • /ˌaɪˈiː/

Definitions of i.e. word

  • adverb i.e. id est: that is 1
  • noun i.e. i.e. is used to introduce a word or sentence which makes what you have just said clearer or gives details. 0
  • domain name i.e. Ireland 0
  • abbreviation I.E. Indo-European (languages) 0
  • abbreviation I.E. id est 0
  • noun i.e. Indo-European 0

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Parts of speech for I.e.


i.e. popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 54% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 56% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

Synonyms for i.e.

abb i.e.

  • namely — that is to say; explicitly; specifically; to wit: an item of legislation, namely, the housing bill.
  • in other words — that is to say
  • specifically — in a definite or precise manner: The suspect was not specifically named in the report. More specifically, you will be responsible for half the total cost.
  • particularly — in a particular or to an exceptional degree; especially: He read it with particularly great interest.
  • specially — of a distinct or particular kind or character: a special kind of key.

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