IDE

1 of 2

abbreviation

integrated drive electronics

-ide

2 of 2

noun suffix

variants or less commonly -id
1
: binary chemical compound
added to the contracted name of the nonmetallic or more electronegative element
hydrogen sulfide
or group
cyanide
2
: chemical compound derived from or related to another (usually specified) compound
anhydride
glucoside

Word History

Etymology

Noun suffix

German & French; German -id, from French -ide (as in oxide)

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Cite this Entry

“IDE.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/IDE. Accessed 30 Nov. 2022.

Kids Definition

-ide

noun suffix

ˌīd
variants also -id
əd,
(ˌ)id
: negatively charged atom or chemical group that is usually part of a compound
hydrogen sulfide
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