What Does ES Mean?

ES means "Electronic Support," "Enough Said," and "Spain." Here is more information about each of these definitions of ES.

Electronic Support

In the context of Electronic Warfare (EW), ES stands for "Electronic Support." It involves actions taken to search for, intercept, identify, and locate sources of radiated electromagnetic energy.

ES used for immediate threat recognition, targeting, planning, and conducting future operations. It is vital for gathering information about an adversary's electronic systems, such as radars or communication devices.

Information collected through ES measures can be used to develop strategies for Electronic Attack (EA) or to create protective measures for Electronic Protection (EP).

Enough Said

In text messaging and in chat on social media, ES (usually typed "es") is sometimes used as an abbreviation of the phrase "enough said" (as in "you do not need to say any more"). For example:
  • Sam: If you don't come tonight, we're through.
  • Lee: ES. Catch you in another life.


ES is also a two-letter abbreviation for Spain ("España" in Spanish). It is used in various international contexts to represent the country.

Check out our list of Spanish texting abbreviations and slang.

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meaning of ES

"Electronic Support"

Summary of Key Points for the First Definition

"Electronic Support" is a common definition for ES in military and government circles.
Definition:Electronic Support
Guessability:guessability level 4

4: Difficult to guess

Typical Users:typical user

Summary of Key Points for the Second Definition

"Enough Said" is a common definition for ES on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Enough Said
Guessability:guessability level 3

3: Guessable

Typical Users:typical user
Adults and Teenagers

Summary of Key Points for the Third Definition

ES also means "Spain.".
Guessability:guessability level 3

3: Guessable

Typical Users:typical user
Adults and Teenagers

Example of ES Used in a Text

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