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ex

[ eks ]SEE DEFINITION OF ex
  • as inlate
  • as inoutgoing
  • as inpast
  • as inprevious
  • as inerstwhile
  • as informer

Synonyms for ex

  • old
  • once
  • past
  • previous
  • sometime
  • asleep
  • bygone
  • cold
  • deceased
  • defunct
  • departed
  • erstwhile
  • ex-
  • exanimate
  • extinct
  • former
  • inanimate
  • lifeless
  • onetime
  • preceding
  • quondam
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Antonyms for ex

  • current
  • future
  • present
  • antique
  • early
  • live
  • old-fashioned
  • on time
  • prompt
  • punctual
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR EX

The ex Governor's warmth had been somewhat cooled by the unexpected interruption.

If this is not the system of the party, they have none, and act ‘ex tempore.’

The priest was ex officio, but Captain Dwyer was a gentleman, born and bred.

Ex parte: on one side; an ex parte statement is a statement on one side only.

The traditions on the subject are unsupported, ex parte, and legendary.

"Alice and I were talkin' about that the other night," replied the ex cow-hand.

And then, of all moments, ex machina, Harold Vickers's card was handed in.

The bailiff of the Castle was ex officio mayor of the town in the Middle Ages.

In respect to the first of these classes, the law is found in Ex.

The Hebrew could only be an evedh, a servant by contract, for six years, Ex.

WORD ORIGIN

1827, originally short for ex-Catholic; ultimately from Latin ex (see ex-). Since 1929 as abbreviation for ex-wife, ex-husband, etc. Also used in some commercial senses for "from, out of."

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR EX

erstwhile

adjectiveformer
  • bygone
  • ex
  • late
  • old
  • once
  • one-time
  • past
  • preceding
  • previous
  • quondam
  • sometime
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