|1.||refers to the speaker or writer and another person or other people: we should go now|
|2.||refers to all people or people in general: the planet on which we live|
|3.||a. when used by editors or other writers, and formerly by monarchs, a formal word for I|
|b. (as noun): he uses the royal we in his pompous moods|
|4.||informal used instead of you with a tone of persuasiveness, condescension, or sarcasm: how are we today?|
|[Old English wē, related to Old Saxon wī, Old High German wir, Old Norse vēr, Danish, Swedish vi, Sanskrit vayam]|
The symbol for the element iodine.
iThe symbol for current.
|i (ī) Pronunciation Key
The number whose square is equal to -1. Numbers expressed in terms of i are called imaginary or complex numbers.