1. What does IMS stand for?

I am sorry

IMS is a hybrid of an acronym and abbreviation that stands for "I am sorry." It is a way of apologizing when online or in a text message.

IMS is typically used when you regret doing something that hurt another person in some way. It is intended to apologize for doing that dumb thing and gain back favor from the person you wronged.


"IMS I didn't get back to you earlier, but my dog ate my homework."

He shoudn't be THAT sorry, his parents aren't that great

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Last Updated: December 13, 2017

2. What does IMS stand for?

If memory serves

Another way of saying, "If I recall..." See also IIRC.


"IMS, we first met in Math class in 7th grade."

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Last Updated: January 22, 2014

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