exponent vs proponent what difference

what is difference between exponent and proponent

English

Etymology

From Latin expōnēns, present participle of expōnō (to expose; to exhibit, display, set out; to explain), from ex- (out, away) + pōnō (to lay, place, put).

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ɛkˈspəʊnənt/, /ɪkˈkspəʊnənt/
  • (General American) enPR: ĕk’spōnənt, IPA(key): /ˈɛkspoʊnənt/
  • Hyphenation: ex‧po‧nent

Noun

exponent (plural exponents)

  1. One who expounds, represents or advocates.
  2. (mathematics) The number by which a value (called the base) is said to be raised to a power in exponentiation: for example, the



    3


    {\displaystyle 3}

    in





    2

    3


    =
    8


    {\displaystyle 2^{3}=8}

    .

    Synonym: power
  3. (mathematics, obsolete) The degree to which the root of a radicand is found, for example, the



    2


    {\displaystyle 2}

    in






    r

    2



    =
    b


    {\displaystyle {\sqrt[{2}]{r}}=b}

    .

    Synonyms: degree, power
  4. (linguistics) A manifestation of a morphosyntactic property.
  5. (computing) The part of a floating-point number that represents its exponent value.

Coordinate terms

  • (computing): significand, mantissa

Derived terms

Related terms

  • expone
  • expose
  • expound

Translations

See also

Other terms used in arithmetic operations:

Advanced hyperoperations: tetration, pentation, hexation


Czech

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈɛksponɛnt]

Noun

exponent m

  1. (mathematics) exponent (the power to which something is raised)
    Synonym: mocnitel

See also

  • mantisa

Related terms

  • See póza

Further reading

  • exponent in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • exponent in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Dutch

Etymology

Learned borrowing from Latin expōnēns. The sense “typical representative” is from English exponent.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˌɛks.poːˈnɛnt/
  • Hyphenation: ex‧po‧nent
  • Rhymes: -ɛnt

Noun

exponent m (plural exponenten)

  1. (mathematics) exponent (number by which a base is raised to a power)
  2. exponent; someone or something that characterically represents or advocates something, typical representative or advocate

Derived terms

  • exponentieel

Latin

Verb

expōnent

  1. third-person plural future active indicative of expōnō

Swedish

Noun

exponent c

  1. (mathematics) exponent

Declension


English

Etymology

From Latin prōpōnēns, present participle of prōpōnō (to put forward; propose)

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /pɹəˈpəʊnənt/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /pɹəˈpoʊnənt/
  • Hyphenation: pro‧po‧nent

Noun

proponent (plural proponents)

  1. One who supports something; an advocate
    • 2012 November 2, Ken Belson, “[1],” New York Times (retrieved 2 November 2012):
      Proponents of the race — notably Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Mary Wittenberg, director of the marathon — said the event would provide a needed morale boost, as well as an economic one.
  2. One who makes a proposal or proposition.
  3. (law) One who propounds a will for probate.

Synonyms

  • exponent

Antonyms

  • detractor
  • opponent

Related terms

  • apropos
  • propone
  • propound
  • propose

Translations

Adjective

proponent (not comparable)

  1. Making proposals; proposing.

Latin

Verb

prōpōnent

  1. third-person plural future active indicative of prōpōnō

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