What does proponent mean?

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prəˈpoʊ nəntpro·po·nent

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. advocate, advocator, proponent, exponentnoun

    a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea


  1. proponentnoun

    One who supports something; an advocate

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

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Proponentnoun

    One that makes a proposal.

    Etymology: from proponens, Lat.

    For mysterious things of faith rely
    On the proponent, heaven’s authority. Dryden.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Proponentadjective

    making proposals; proposing

  2. Proponentnoun

    one who makes a proposal, or lays down a proposition

  3. Proponentnoun

    the propounder of a thing

  4. Etymology: [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.

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  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

Examples of proponent in a Sentence

  1. Thomas Bach:

    He was an accomplished President, helping to modernise and transform the International Olympic Committee, he will be remembered particularly for championing youth sport and for inaugurating the Youth Olympic Games. He was also a fierce proponent of clean sport, and fought tirelessly against the evils of doping.

  2. Deputy District Attorney Beth Silverman:

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

  3. Dana Santas:

    I'm more of a proponent for hula hooping than crunches.

  4. Lars Dalseide:

    The proposed rule would do nothing to address violent crime, while further burdening law-abiding gun owners and the lawful firearm industry with overbroad regulations, the ATF Director would be given an incredible amount of power under the proposed rule. With President Biden's nomination of gun control lobbyist and gun ban proponent David Chipman to head the ATF, this rule could give agun control extremist the ability to destroy the American firearms industry.

  5. Naser Alazari:

    I was a proponent of starting in a universe of Covid because I feel our show has such an incredible accessibility to people and relatability to people that we need to be there with them, we're going to share your frustration. We're going to share your loss... and also, who knows, maybe we'll be there with you when this is over.

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    placing private property in the custody of an officer of the law
    • A. urus
    • B. flunkey
    • C. impounding
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