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synonyms for proponent

  • advocate
  • backer
  • defender
  • enthusiast
  • exponent
  • partisan
  • patron
  • protector
  • supporter
  • champion
  • expounder
  • friend
  • second
  • seconder
  • spokesperson
  • subscriber
  • upholder
  • vindicator
See also synonyms for: proponents
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antonyms for proponent

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  • antagonist
  • detractor
  • enemy
  • opponent
  • opposition
  • foe
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How to use proponent in a sentence

From then until his death in 2017, he was a vocal proponent of using computers to check proofs.
HOW CLOSE ARE COMPUTERS TO AUTOMATING MATHEMATICAL REASONING?STEPHEN ORNESAUGUST 27, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
Another notable exception is exemplified by the proponents of modifications of the theory that would unify the U and R processes into a single law, removing the need to introduce the notion of “measurement” at the fundamental level.
SCHRÖDINGER’S CAT WHEN NOBODY IS LOOKING - ISSUE 89: THE DARK SIDEDANIEL SUDARSKYAUGUST 26, 2020NAUTILUS
Mostly, zoning’s vocal proponents focused on the necessity of creating districts of nothing but single-family homes, separate from businesses and industry, but also lower-income flats, apartments and bungalow courts.
SINGLE-FAMILY ZONING’S CENTURY OF SUPREMACY IN SAN DIEGOANDREW KEATTSAUGUST 26, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Mina has been one of the major proponents of frequent, rapid at-home testing, co-authoring scientific papers and op-ed pieces on the subject.
THE CASE FOR RAPID AT-HOME COVID TESTING FOR EVERYONE - FACTS SO ROMANTICROBERT BAZELLAUGUST 5, 2020NAUTILUS
Now, Mayor Kevin Faulconer and District Attorney Summer Stephan have each embraced the reform, and proponents say they have no complaints with the measure after it was subject to negotiations with the city’s police union.
MORNING REPORT: LILAC HILLS IS BACK (AGAIN)VOICE OF SAN DIEGOJUNE 24, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Vincent St. John was also interested as a proponent of this plan.
THE I.W.W.PAUL FREDERICK BRISSENDEN
In all debates the proponent has the right of opening and closing.
THE MAN IN COURTFREDERIC DEWITT WELLS
If this bald statement required elucidation or expansion, its proponent didn't seem to realize the fact.
THE CLARIONSAMUEL HOPKINS ADAMS
He also is a proponent of the idea that hypnosis is an abnormal manifestation of a normal process, an opinion he shares with many.
A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO SELF-HYPNOSISMELVIN POWERS
That is when he wrote it, and he let the proponent in this case have it.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT G. INGERSOLL, VOL. 10 (OF 12)ROBERT G. INGERSOLL
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WORDS RELATED TO PROPONENT

  • apostle
  • attorney
  • backer
  • campaigner
  • champion
  • counsel
  • defender
  • exponent
  • expounder
  • lawyer
  • pleader
  • promoter
  • proponent
  • proposer
  • speaker
  • spokesperson
  • supporter
  • upholder
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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