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ex

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preposition \(ˈ)eks\

Definition of ex

  1. 1 :  out of :  from: such asa :  from a specified place or sourceb :  from a specified dam a promising calf by Eric XVI ex Heatherbell

  2. 2 :  free from :  without: such asa :  without an indicated value or right —used especially of securitiesb :  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

play
noun \ˈeks\

Definition of ex

  1. :  the letter x

1818

First Known Use of ex

1818


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ex

play
noun \ˈeks\

Definition of ex

  1. :  one that formerly held a specified position or place; especially :  a former spouse or former partner in an intimate relationship

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


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”)\

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 Slavonic iz


2

ex-

Definition of ex-

  1. — see exo-


EX Defined for English Language Learners


1

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”)\

Definition of ex- for English Language Learners

  • : former


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


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