Definition of I.e.:

  1. That is to say (used to add explanatory information or to state something in different words).

  2. That is to say; in other words. Abbreviated phrase which comes from the Latin id est. She was a strong woman, i.e., she wasnt someone you would want to start a fight with. Frequently confused with e.g.(for example), and often improperly used interchangeably.

Synonyms of I.e.

In other words, To put it another way, To rephrase it

Meaning of I.e. & I.e. Definition