What does ISWYM stand for?

I see what you mean

ISWYM stands for "I see what you mean," which is similar to saying, "I understand." It is typically used online and in text messages.

The acronym communicates that you have achieved an understanding of the other person's viewpoint or beliefs. Something that was figuratively cloudy or fuzzy, has now become more clear, to the point where you can make out what it is,

ISWYM is most often seen in online forums where the exchange of ideas and instructions for doing things, often technical, is commonplace. A variation of ISWYM is "ICWYM" where the "C" represents "see."


ISWYM about everybody "going green." My neighbors just installed solar panels on their roof.

That aha ISWYM moment

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Updated November 10, 2020

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