- Etc. is an abbreviation for et cetera and is defined as meaning and so forth.
An example of the usage of etc. is in the sentence, "Please purchase some fruit such as apples, oranges, etc.," which means "Please purchase some fruit such as apples, oranges and more."
- Abbreviation of et cetera; and the rest; and so forth.
etc. - Computer Definition
The directory on UNIX in which most of the configuration information is kept.
See Also: UNIX.