Ive could mean:
* Instrumental variable estimation, a statistical analysis method
* the morpheme, "ive", as in adjective, alive, five;
* a contraction of "I have"
* a rural municipality in Talsi District, Latvia
* Jonathan Ive, an industrial designer working for Apple Computer and credited with designing the iMac
* I've Sound, a Japanese musical group
* Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (known as IVE in Hong Kong)
* International Video Entertainment, a home video company now known as Lions Gate Home Entertainment.


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  • ive — [ iv ] n. f. • 1549; yve XVe; de if ♦ Germandrée à fleurs jaunes, dite aussi petit if, qui exhale une odeur aromatique résineuse. On dit aussi ivette . ● ive ou ivette nom féminin (de if) Labiée aux fleurs jaunes des jachères des régions… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Ive — steht für St Ive, Gemeinde, Grafschaft Cornwall in England Ive ist Familienname von Jonathan Ive ( *1967), britischer Designer Siehe auch Ife Ivo …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • -ive — [iv] [ME < OFr if, fem. ive < L ivus] suffix 1. of, relating to, belonging to, having the nature or quality of [sportive] 2. tending to, given to [retrospective] …   English World dictionary

  • -ive — ivesuff. [L. ivus.] An adjective suffix signifying relating or belonging to, of the nature of, tending to; as, affirmative, active, conclusive, corrective, diminutive. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ive — Ive, Antonio, Romanist, geb. 1851 zu Rovigno in Istrien, studierte in Wien Philologie und Literaturgeschichte, wurde 1875 Professor am Gymnasium in Capodistria, 1882 Dozent an der Wiener Universität, darauf Gymnasialprofessor in Tirol und ist… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • ive — ou ivette (i v ou i vè t ) s. f. Terme de botanique. Espèce de germandrée, dite aussi germandrée petit if (teucrium chamaepitys, L.), labiées. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Origine inconnue. Pourtant on peut en rapprocher l angl. ivy ; anglo sax. ifig, lierre ;… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Ive — ive, ieve nf jument anc. fr …   Glossaire des noms topographiques en France

  • -ive — sufix forming adjectives from verbs, meaning pertaining to, tending to, in some cases from O.Fr. if, but usually directly from L. ivus. In some words borrowed from French at an early date it has been reduced to y (e.g. HASTY (Cf. hasty), TARDY… …   Etymology dictionary

  • ive — muscate ou musquée, Chamaepytis, Aiuga, Abiga, quelquesfois Ibiga. Le vulgaire la nomme, Iva muscata …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • ive — abort·ive; as·sault·ive; at·tract·ive; equat·ive; re·flex·ive; abort·ive·ly; adapt·ive·ly; af·flict·ive·ly; agent·ive; amus·ive·ly; ap·plaus·ive·ly; as·sault·ive·ness; as·sort·ive; at·tract·ive·ly; at·tract·ive·ness; ca·ress·ive·ly; na·ive·ly;… …   English syllables

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