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ex

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preposition \(ˈ)eks\

Definition of ex

  1. 1 :  out of :  from: as a :  from a specified place or source b :  from a specified dam <a promising calf by Eric XVI ex Heatherbell>

  2. 2 :  free from :  without: as a :  without an indicated value or right —used especially of securities b :  free of charges precedent to removal from the specified place with purchaser to provide means of subsequent transportation <ex dock>



Origin and Etymology of ex

Latin


First Known Use: circa 1755


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ex

noun

Definition of ex

  1. :  the letter x



1818

First Known Use of ex

1818


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ex

noun

Definition of ex

  1. :  one that formerly held a specified position or place; especially :  a former spouse



Origin and Etymology of ex

1ex-


First Known Use: 1827

Other Alphabet Terms


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ex

abbreviation

Definition of ex

  1. 1 example

  2. 2 exchange

  3. 3 executive

  4. 4 express

  5. 5 extra



Rhymes with ex


Ex

abbreviation

Definition of Ex

  1. Exodus




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ex-

prefix \e also occurs in this prefix where only i is shown below (as in “express”) and ks sometimes occurs where only gz is shown (as in “exact”)\

Simple Definition of ex-

  • : former

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of ex-

  1. 1 :  out of :  outside <exclave>

  2. 2 :  not <exstipulate>

  3. 3 \(ˌ)eks, ˈeks\ [Middle English, from Late Latin, from Latin] :  former <ex-president>

Origin and Etymology of ex-

Middle English, from Anglo-French & Latin; Anglo-French, from Latin (also, prefix with perfective and causative value), from ex out of, from; akin to Greek ex, ex- out of, from Old Church Slavic iz


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ex-

Definition of ex-

  1. see exo-




EX- Defined for Kids

ex-

prefix \ˈeks\

Definition of ex- for Students

  1. :  former <ex-president>




Medical Dictionary

ex

abbreviation

Medical Definition of ex

  1. 1examined

  2. 2example

  3. 3exercise




Law Dictionary

ex-

prefix

Legal Definition of ex-

  1. :  free from :  without



Origin and Etymology of ex-

Latin ex from, out of


Learn More about ex

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of ex Britannica English: Translation of ex for Arabic speakers


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