What Does CE Mean in a Text?

The abbreviation CE means "Common Era" and "Casual Encounters." Here is more information about each of these definitions of CE.

Common Era

CE is widely used online and in written texts with the meaning "Common Era." In this context, CE is a culturally neutral alternative to AD (Anno Domini) and is used in exactly the same way (e.g., 101 CE, tenth century CE).

Casual Encounters

When used with the meaning "Casual Encounters," CE typically refers to a casual sexual encounter. In 2018, as a result of the Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act passed by Congress, the classified advertisements website Craigslist shut down its popular "Casual Encounters" section.

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meaning of CE

"Common Era"

Summary of Key Points

First Definition of CE

"Common Era" is a common definition for CE on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Common Era
Guessability:guessability level 3

3: Guessable

Typical Users:typical user

Adults, Teenagers, and Under 13s

Second Definition of CE

"Casual Encounters" is another common definition for CE.
Definition:Casual Encounters
Guessability:guessability level 4

4: Difficult to guess

Typical Users:typical user


Example of CE Used in a Text

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