What does ISWYM mean online and in messages?

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 apparent, to the point where you can make out what it is.

ISWYM is often seen in online forums where the exchange of ideas and instructions for doing things 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
I'm actually looking into it now. Could save me a lot of money

That aha ISWYM moment

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Updated November 10, 2020

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