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What Does ITE Mean?ITE means "Alright."
ITE is a contraction of the word "Alright." It is a slang word used to indicate assent or agreement, as a statement that everything is okay, or as a question. When typed with a question mark (i.e., as ITE?), it is often used as an informal greeting with the meaning "Hello, how are you?" (Typically by teenagers, especially skaters.)
ITE is one of many abbreviations of "Alright." Others include AIGHT, IGHT, I8, and IRIE.
Summary of Key Points"Alright" is the most common definition for ITE on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
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Adults and Teenagers
Image for ITEWhen I write ITE, I mean this:
ITE can also mean "Alright?" (with a question mark).
Examples of ITE in SentencesHere are examples of ITE being used in conversations:
- Skater 1: ITE? Wanna skate?
- Skater 2: ITE.
- Skater 3: I will be a bit late tonight.
- Skater 4: ITE. No problem.
An Academic Look at ITEITE is a contraction of the slang word ALRITE, which itself is a contraction of the word "Alright." Slang refers to words, phrases and uses of language that are regarded as very informal and which are often restricted to a special context or a particular group of users.
ITE is often used as an abbreviated interrogative sentence (i.e., a question), with the meaning "How are you?" However, it is typically seen without a question mark. It can be written "ITE?" or "ITE."
What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?Before the digital era, we would have just said something like "Alright" instead of using ITE.
Example of ITE Used in a Text
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