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English noun: exponent

1. exponent (person) a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea


Synonymsadvocate, advocator, proponent


Broader (hypernym)individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul


Narrower (hyponym)admirer, apologist, booster, champion, constitutionalist, Darwinian, democrat, drumbeater, federalist, friend, Gnostic, humanist, humanitarian, ideologist, ideologue, internationalist, interpreter, irredentist, irridentist, isolationist, Jansenist, justifier, libertarian, Maoist, Marxist, nationalist, neoclassicist, neutralist, nullifier, partisan, partitionist, Platonist, populist, presenter, pro-lifer, protagonist, protectionist, representative, republican, ritualist, ruralist, secessionist, secularist, separationist, separatist, spokesperson, sponsor, suffragist, supporter, supremacist, teleologist, Thatcherite, unilateralist, vindicator, voice, zealot

2. exponent (person) someone who expounds and interprets or explains


Broader (hypernym)intellect, intellectual

3. exponent (communication) a mathematical notation indicating the number of times a quantity is multiplied by itself


Synonymsindex, power


Broader (hypernym)mathematical notation


Narrower (hyponym)degree, log, logarithm









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