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Definitions and meaning of ex

ex

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɛks/
  • Rhymes: -ɛks

Etymology 1

Noun

ex (plural exes)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter X.
Derived terms
  • exray
  • ex-ray
Translations
See also
  • (Latin-script letter names) letter; a, bee, cee, dee, e, ef, gee, aitch, i, jay, kay, el, em, en, o, pee, cue, ar, ess, tee, u, vee, double-u, ex, wye, zee / zed

Etymology 2

From the fact that crossing something out often results in the shape of the letter X.

Verb

ex (third-person singular simple present exes, present participle exing, simple past and past participle exed)

  1. To delete; to cross out

Etymology 3

Standalone use of prefix ex-

Noun

ex (plural exes)

  1. (colloquial) A former partner or spouse, usually short for ex-girlfriend, ex-boyfriend, ex-wife or ex-husband.
Translations

Adjective

ex (not comparable)

  1. Ex-, former, previously but no longer.

Etymology 4

From Latin ex (out of, from); originated as a telegraphic abbreviation

Adjective

ex (not comparable)

  1. (rail transport, of a train) the place the train originated from or called at prior to the present location.

Usage notes

  • ex is always followed by a location and frequently preceded by a time or other identifier of the specific train. The time may be either the time it was scheduled to depart the given location or the time it was scheduled to pass the current location.

Etymology 5

Clipping of expensive.

Adjective

ex (comparative more ex, superlative most ex)

  1. (Singapore, colloquial) expensive, dear

Anagrams

  • xe

Catalan

Noun

ex m or f (plural ex)

  1. ex (former partner)

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ɛks

Noun

ex m or f (plural exen, diminutive exje n)

  1. ex (former partner)

German

Verb

ex

  1. singular imperative of exen
  2. (colloquial) first-person singular present of exen

Hungarian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ ˈɛks]
  • Hyphenation: ex
  • Rhymes: -ɛks

Noun

ex (plural exek)

  1. (colloquial) ex (ex-husband, ex-wife or ex-partner)

Declension


Icelandic

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɛks/
  • IPA(key): /ɛxs/

Noun

ex n (genitive singular ex, nominative plural ex)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter X.

Declension


Italian

Noun

ex m or f (invariable)

  1. ex (ex-boyfriend, girlfriend)

Latin

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /eks/, [ɛks̠]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /eks/, [ɛks]

Etymology 1

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun

ex f (indeclinable)

  1. A name of the letter X.
Usage notes
  • Multiple Latin names for the letter X, x have been suggested. The most common are ix or īx, ex, or a syllabic x, although there is some evidence which also supports such names for the letter as and .
Synonyms
  • (name of the letter X): ix, īx
Coordinate terms
  • (Latin-script letter names) littera; ā, bē, cē, dē, ē, ef, gē, hā, ī, kā, el, em, en, ō, pē, kū, er, es, tē, ū, ix / īx / ex, ȳ / ī graeca / ȳpsīlon, zēta

References

  • Arthur E. Gordon, The Letter Names of the Latin Alphabet (University of California Press, 1973; volume 9 of University of California Publications: Classical Studies), especially pages 30–31, 42–44, and 63

Etymology 2

From Proto-Indo-European *h₁eǵʰs (out). Cognates include Ancient Greek ἐξ (ex) or ἐκ (ek), Old Irish ess-, a, ass, Lithuanian ìš and Old Church Slavonic из (iz).

Preposition

ex (+ ablative)

  1. out of, from
Usage notes
  • Sometimes shortened as ē. In cases where the following ablative noun begins with a vowel or h, only ex is used. Besides that, there are no rules for the use of either ē or ex, with both forms even used in the same sentence (e.g. "qui ex corporum vinculis tamquam e carcere evolaverunt”, Cicero, Republic 6, 14).
Antonyms
  • in
Derived terms
  • dēex
  • ex-
  • exter
  • ex librīs
Descendants
  • Portuguese: eis

References

  • ex in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • ex in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • ex in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • ex in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[5], London: Macmillan and Co.
  • ex in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[6], pre-publication website, 2005-2016
  • ex in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly
  • De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 195f

Middle English

Noun

ex

  1. Alternative form of ax (axe)

Portuguese

Noun

ex m, f (plural ex)

  1. (colloquial) ex (an ex-husband, ex-wife or ex-partner)

Spanish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /eks/

Noun

ex m or f (plural exes)

  1. ex (ex-husband, ex-wife or ex-partner).

Adjective

ex (indeclinable, always before the noun)

  1. former, ex- (referring to a condition that has ended)

Usage notes

In many cases this is interchangeable with using ex-; for example, the former governor of a province could be called the ex gobernador or the exgobernador.

According to the DRAE, the prefix ex- is preferred for single words (excapitán - former captain), while ex is preferred for multiword terms (ex primera dama - former first lady)


Swedish

Noun

ex n

  1. (colloquial) ex; ex-partner

Declension


Source: wiktionary.org
  • the letter X.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)