Word of the Day February 22, 2018

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Today's word: exponentɪkˈspoʊ nənt or, esp. for 3 , ˈɛk spoʊ nənt

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word exponent

Princeton's WordNet

  1. advocate, advocator, proponent, exponent(noun)

    a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea

  2. exponent(noun)

    someone who expounds and interprets or explains

  3. exponent, power, index(noun)

    a mathematical notation indicating the number of times a quantity is multiplied by itself


  1. Exponent(n.)

    one who explains, expounds, or interprets.

  2. Origin: [L. exponens, -entis, p. pr. of exponere to put out, set forth, expose. See Expound.]


  1. exponent(Noun)

    One who expounds, represents or advocates

  2. exponent(Noun)

    The power to which a number, symbol or expression is to be raised. For example, the 3 in x.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Exponent(noun)

    a number, letter, or any quantity written on the right hand of and above another quantity, and denoting how many times the latter is repeated as a factor to produce the power indicated

  2. Exponent(noun)

    one who, or that which, stands as an index or representative; as, the leader of a party is the exponent of its principles

  3. Origin: [L. exponens, -entis, p. pr. of exponere to put out, set forth, expose. See Expound.]


  1. Exponent

    An exponent is a phonological manifestation of a morphosyntactic property. In non-technical language, it is the expression of one or more grammatical properties by sound. There are several kinds of exponents: ⁕Identity ⁕Affixation ⁕Reduplication ⁕Internal modification ⁕Subtraction

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Exponent

    eks-pō′nent, n. he who, or that which, points out, or represents: (alg.) a figure which shows how often a quantity is to be multiplied by itself, as a3: an index: an example, illustration.—adj. Exponen′tial (alg.), pertaining to or involving exponents.—n. an exponential function.—Exponential curve, a curve expressed by an exponential equation; Exponential equation, one in which the x or y occurs in the exponent of one or more terms, as 5x = 800; Exponential function, a quantity with a variable exponent; Exponential series, a series in which exponential quantities are developed; Exponential theorem gives a value of any number in terms of its natural logarithm, and from it can at once be derived a series determining the logarithm. [L. exponensex, out, ponĕre, to place.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of exponent in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of exponent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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