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i.e.

abbr. Latin
id est (that is)

i.e.

abbreviation for
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) id est
[Latin: that is (to say); in other words]

namely

i.e.

Namely and i.e. are both used to give more information about something that you have just mentioned.

1. 'namely'

You use namely to say exactly what you mean when you have just referred to something in a general or indirect way.

One group of people seems to be forgotten, namely pensioners.
This virus was shown to be responsible for causing a very common illness, namely glandular fever.
2. 'i.e.'

You use i.e. when you are giving an explanation of a word or expression that you have just used.

You must be an amateur, i.e. someone who has never competed for prize money in athletics.
A good pass in French (i.e. at least grade B) is desirable.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.i.e. - that is to say; in other words

i.e.

abbreviation that is, namely, to wit, id est strategic points - i.e. airports or military bases
Translations

i.e.

ABBR =id est (= that is) → esto es, es decir, i.e.

i.e.

[ˌaɪˈiː] abbr (=id est: that is) → c.-à-d.(= c'est-à-dire)

i.e.

abbr of id esti.e., d.h.

i.e.

[ˌaɪˈiː] abbr =id est: that iscioè

ie,

i.e.

(ai ˈiː) abbreviation from Latin
id est; that is to say; in other words. the media, i.e. television, radio and newspapers.

i.e.

أَيْ tj. dvs. d.h. δηλ. o sea se on c.-a-d. tj. cioè すなわち d.w.z. dvs. tj. ou seja т.е. dvs. ตัวย่อของคือ örneğin tức là 亦即
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