proponent


pro·po·nent

noun \prə-ˈpō-nənt, ˈprō-ˌ\

: a person who argues for or supports something

Full Definition of PROPONENT

:  one who argues in favor of something :  advocate

Examples of PROPONENT

  1. <a vocal proponent of the use of electric-powered cars>

Origin of PROPONENT

Latin proponent-, proponens, present participle of proponere
First Known Use: 1588

Rhymes with PROPONENT

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