Today’s word of the day is ‘Proponent‘ Let us understand more about this word.
Proponent [ pruh–poh-nuhnt ]
What is this word’s grammar?
The word is a noun, i.e., it is the main subject of a sentence.
Does the word have a past tense? What is it?
No, the word is a noun. Therefore, it does not have a past form.
1. Person who advocates
2 Supports cause
How is the word pronounced in popular languages?
1. Hindi – Samarthak
2. Spanish – Proponente
3. French – Partisan(masculine); Partisane(feminine)
4. Mandarin – Zhīchí zhě
How to use this word in a sentence?
1. Vincent St. John was also interested as a proponent of this plan.
2. In all debates the proponent has the right of opening and closing.
3. If this bald statement required elucidation or expansion, its proponent didn’t seem to realize the fact.
4. From then until his death in 2017, he was a vocal proponent of using computers to check proofs.
5. 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.
What are some synonyms of the word of the day?
Some synonyms of the word are:
advocate, backer, defender, enthusiast, exponent, partisan, patron, protector, supporter, champion, expounder, friend, second, seconder, spokesperson, subscriber, upholder, vindicator etc.
What are some antonyms of the word of the day?
Some antonyms of the word are:
antagonist, detractor, enemy, opponent, opposition, foe etc.
I’m a big proponent of young women dressing appropriately in the workplace to get ahead. We need to demand respect as women, and part of that involves how we present ourselves.