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e

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noun \ˈē\

Simple Definition of e

  • : the fifth letter of the English alphabet

  • : the musical note or key referred to by the letter E : the third tone of a C-major scale

Full Definition of e

plural e's or es play \ˈēz\

  1. 1 a :  the 5th letter of the English alphabet b :  a graphic representation of this letter c :  a speech counterpart of orthographic e

  2. 2 :  the third tone of a C-major scale

  3. 3 :  a graphic device for reproducing the letter e

  4. 4 :  one designated e especially as the fifth in order or class

  5. 5 a :  a grade rating a student's work as poor and usually constituting a conditional pass b :  a grade rating a student's work as failing c :  one graded or rated with an E

  6. 6 :  a transcendental number having a value to eight decimal places of 2.71828183 that is the base of natural logarithms

  7. 7 :  something shaped like the letter E

  8. 8 capitalized :  ecstasy 4

Examples of e

  1. a word that begins with an e

  2. a word that begins with e

  3. a song in the key of E



Before 12th Century

First Known Use of e

before 12th century

Other Alphabet Terms

Rhymes with e

b, be, bee, c, cay, cee, Cree, d, dee, Dee, dree, fee, flea, flee, free, g, gee, ghee, glee, gree, he, key, Key, knee, lea, lee, me, mi, p, pea, pee, plea, pree, quay, re, Rhee, scree, sea, see, she, si, ski, spree, sri, t, tea, tee, the, thee, three, ti, tree, twee, Twi, v, vee, we, wee, whee, ye, z, zee


2

e

abbreviation

Definition of e

  1. 1 earth

  2. 2 east; easterly; eastern

  3. 3 edge

  4. 4 eldest

  5. 5 ell

  6. 6 empty

  7. 7 end

  8. 8 energy

  9. 9 erg

  10. 10 excellent




E

abbreviation

Definition of E

  1. 1 electromotive force

  2. 2 energy

  3. 3 English

  4. 4 error

  5. 5 exponent




1

e-

prefix

Definition of e-

  1. 1 :  missing :  absent <edentulous>

  2. 2 :  away <eluviation>



Origin of e-

Middle English, from Anglo-French & Latin; Anglo-French, out, forth, away, from Latin, from ex-


2

e-

combining form

Simple Definition of e-

  • : electronic : Internet : online

Full Definition of e-

  1. :  electronic <e-commerce>

Origin of e-

e-mail



E Defined for Kids

noun \ˈē\

Definition of e

plural e's or es \ˈēz\

  1. 1 :  the fifth letter of the English alphabet

  2. 2 :  a grade that shows a student's work is failing

  3. 3 :  a musical note referred to by the letter E




E

abbreviation

Definition of E

  1. 1 east

  2. 2 eastern

  3. 3 excellent




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