What does pro mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. professional, pro(noun)

    an athlete who plays for pay

  2. pro(adj)

    an argument in favor of a proposal

  3. pro(adverb)

    in favor of (an action or proposal etc.)

    "a pro vote"

  4. pro(adverb)

    in favor of a proposition, opinion, etc.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pro(adj)

    a Latin preposition signifying for, before, forth

  2. Pro(adverb)

    for, on, or in behalf of, the affirmative side; -- in contrast with con

  3. Origin: [L.; akin to prae before, Gr. , and E. for. See For, prep., and cf. Prior, a.]


  1. pro

    The domain name pro is a generic top-level domain in the Domain Name System of the Internet. Its name is derived from professional, indicating its intended use by certified professionals.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Pro

    prō, Latin prep. meaning before, used in English in many phrases.—Pro and con, abbrev. of pro et contra, for and against.—v.i. to consider impartially.—n.pl. Pros and cons, arguments for and against an opinion.—Pro bono publico, for the public good.

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. PRO

    and CON Prefixes of opposite meaning. For example, Progress and Congress.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pro in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pro in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of pro in a Sentence

  1. Antonio Brown:

    I am a pro

  2. Milo Ventimiglia:

    She’s a pro, she’s so cool.

  3. Joseph Trumpeldor:

    Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori

  4. Ben Tulchin:

    They’re almost all pro-environment.

  5. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz:

    If someone is actually pro-life today.

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