What Does DTMS Mean in a Text?

DTMS means "Does That Make Sense?" The abbreviation DTMS is used to confirm if someone has understood what has been said. It is considered a less abrupt way of asking "Do you understand me?" DTMS can also be used to question something you haven't understood or you think doesn't make any sense.

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meaning of DTMS

DTMS means "Does That Make Sense?"

Summary of Key Points

"Does That Make Sense?" is the most common definition for DTMS on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Does That Make Sense?
Guessability:guessability level 3
3: Guessable
Typical Users:typical user

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Examples of DTMS in Sentences

Here are examples of DTMS being used in conversations:
  • Adrian: What would you like me to do?
  • Tom: Can you clear the tables, oil the wood, tighten the casters and put the chairs back?DTMS.
  • Adrian: Yes. I'll get on with that now.
  • Saul: Just read that 4,153,237 people got married last year.
  • Bill: DTMS Not to cause any trouble, but shouldn't that be an even number?

An Academic Look at DTMS

DTMS is an initialism abbreviation. Technically, this means it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., Dee Tee Em Ess), but as this is harder to say than "Does that make sense?" it is not often spoken using its letters. The abbreviation DTMS is for efficiency in writing and not efficiency in speech.

Example of DTMS Used in a Text

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