Definition of Exponent in English :

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Exponent meaning in English

Meaning of Exponent in English

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Exponent pronunciation in English

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see synonyms of exponent


1. advocate, advocator, exponent, proponent

a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea

2. exponent

someone who expounds and interprets or explains

3. exponent, index, power

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

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of exponent
1. (usually foll by of)
a person or thing that acts as an advocate (of an idea, cause, etc)
a person or thing that explains or interprets
a performer or interpretive artist, esp a musician
4. Also called: power, index mathematics
a number or variable placed as a superscript to the right of another number or quantity indicating the number of times the number or quantity is to be multiplied by itself
offering a declaration, explanation, or interpretation

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see synonyms of exponent
explaining, interpreting, or expounding
a person who sets forth, expounds, or promotes principles, methods, etc.
a person or thing that is an example or symbol (of something); representative
4.  Algebra
a small figure or symbol placed above and at the right of another figure or symbol to show how many times the latter is to be used as a factor (Ex.: b3 = b × b × b): zero, negative, and fractional exponents have special rules (Ex.: a0 = 1, a-2 = 1/a2, a1/2 = a)

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of exponent
1. One that expounds or interprets.
2. One that speaks for, represents, or advocates: Our senator is an exponent of free trade.
3. Abbr. exp Mathematics A number or symbol, as 3 in (x + y)3, placed to the right of and above another number, symbol, or expression, denoting the power to which that number, symbol, or expression is to be raised. Also called power.
Expository; explanatory.

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