- 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.
- 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 of -ieearlier form of -y: revitalized in contr. movie
Origin of i.e.Classical Latin id est that is (to say)
- industrial engineer
- industrial engineering
- See i.e.
ie - Computer Definition
Translates literally from Latin as that is [to say], meaning in other words.
See Internet Explorer.