What does proponent mean?

Definitions for proponentprəˈpoʊ nənt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. advocate, advocator, proponent, exponent(noun)

    a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea


  1. proponent(Noun)

    One who supports something; an advocate

  2. Origin: * From proponens, present participle of prōpōnere

Webster Dictionary

  1. Proponent(adj)

    making proposals; proposing

  2. Proponent(noun)

    one who makes a proposal, or lays down a proposition

  3. Proponent(noun)

    the propounder of a thing

  4. Origin: [L. proponens, p. pr.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Proponent

    prō-pō′nent, adj. proposing.—n. one who makes a proposal or proposition: (law) one who propounds a will for probate.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of proponent in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of proponent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Deputy District Attorney Beth Silverman:

    I'm really not. I'm a strong proponent of do it once, do it right.

  2. Scott McGilvray:

    I’m a big proponent personally that the kids should have to have some skin in the game.

  3. Peter Kucik:

    The U.S. has been very much a proponent of U.S. businesses entering and increasing trade and economic ties.

  4. Nicole Curtis:

    I’ve always been a proponent of co-parenting and children first and it’s just kind of backfiring right now.

  5. Environment Minister Greg Hunt:

    The conditions I have imposed take into account issues raised by the community and ensure that the proponent must meet the highest environmental standards.

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