### What does **exponent** mean?

# Definitions for exponent

ɪkˈspoʊ nənt or, esp. for 3 , ˈɛk spoʊ nəntex·po·nent

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### Princeton's WordNet

advocate, advocator, proponent, exponentnoun

a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea

exponentnoun

someone who expounds and interprets or explains

exponent, power, indexnoun

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

### GCIDE

Exponentnoun

one who explains, expounds, or interprets.

### Wiktionary

exponentnoun

One who expounds, represents or advocates

exponentnoun

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

### Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

EXPONENTnoun

Exponent of the ratio, or proportion between any two numbers or quantities, is the exponent arising when the antecedent is divided by the consequent: thus six is the exponent of the ratio which thirty hath to five. Also a rank of numbers in arithmetical progression, beginning from 0, and placed over a rank of numbers in geometrical progression, are called indices or exponents: and in this is founded the reason and demonstration of logarithms; for addition and subtraction of these exponents answers to multiplication and division in the geometrical numbers. John Harris

**Etymology:**from expono, Latin.

### Webster Dictionary

Exponentnoun

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

Exponentnoun

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

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

### Freebase

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

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*a*^{3}: 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 5^{x}= 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.*exponens*—*ex*, out,*ponĕre*, to place.]

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### Numerology

Chaldean Numerology

The numerical value of exponent in Chaldean Numerology is:

**8**Pythagorean Numerology

The numerical value of exponent in Pythagorean Numerology is:

**5**

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- أسArabic
- експонента, тълкувателBulgarian
- eksponent, potenseksponentDanish
- exponenteSpanish
- berretzaileBasque
- edustaja, eksponenttiFinnish
- exposantFrench
- מעריךHebrew
- घातांकHindi
- kitevőHungarian
- eksponenIndonesian
- veldisvísirIcelandic
- esponenteItalian
- ხარისხიGeorgian
- ಘಾತಾಂಕKannada
- magisterLatin
- eksponentNorwegian
- wykładnikPolish
- степеньRussian
- exponentSwedish
- üsTurkish
- 指数Chinese

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