- I.e. is defined as "that is."
An example of i.e. is the food needs to cook for a brief time, that is 5 to 7 minutes.
IE definition by Webster's New World
- small or little (person or thing specified): often used to express affection: doggie, lassie
- one that is as specified: softie
- one connected with: groupie, townie, roadie
Origin: earlier form of -y: revitalized in contr. movie
Origin: Classical Latin id estthat is (to say)
IE definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- industrial engineer
- industrial engineering
ie - Computer Definition
Translates literally from Latin as that is [to say], meaning in other words.
See Internet Explorer.