exponent

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin expōnēns, present participle of expōnō ‎(to expose; to exhibit, display, set out; to explain), from ex- ‎(out, away) + pōnō ‎(to lay, place, put).

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Noun[edit]

exponent ‎(plural exponents)

  1. One who expounds, represents or advocates.
  2. (mathematics) The power to which a number, symbol or expression is to be raised, for example, the in .
    1. (mathematics) The result of a logarithm, between a base and an antilogarithm, for example, the in .
    2. (mathematics, obsolete) The degree to which the root of a radicand is found, for example, the in .
  3. (linguistics) A manifestation of a morphosyntactic property.

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

expōnent

  1. third-person plural future active indicative of expōnō

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

exponent c

  1. (mathematics) exponent

Declension[edit]

Inflection of exponent 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative exponent exponenten exponenter exponenterna
Genitive exponents exponentens exponenters exponenternas