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See also: ex, Ex, ex., and -ex

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EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English from words borrowed from Middle French; from Latin ex (out of, from), from Proto-Indo-European *eǵ-, *eǵs- (out), *eǵʰs. Cognate with Ancient Greek ἐξ (ex, out of, from), Transalpine Gaulish ex- (out), Old Irish ess- (out), Old Church Slavonic изу (izu, out), Russian из (iz, from, out of).

PrefixEdit

ex-

  1. out of
    extract, expel, except, expression, exclusion
  2. outside
    exterior, ex-directory
  3. former, but still living (almost always used with a hyphen)
    ex-husband, ex-president, ex-wife
  4. (biology) Lacking.
    excaudate, exstipulate

Usage notesEdit

  • Sometimes the x in ex- is elided before certain constants, being reduced to e- (as, e.g., in ejaculate).

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CzechEdit

PrefixEdit

ex-

  1. ex- (former)

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ItalianEdit

PrefixEdit

ex-

  1. ex-

LatinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • ē- (before b, d, g, j, l, m, n, r, or v)
  • ec-, ef- (before f)

EtymologyEdit

The preposition ex, ē used in combination.

PronunciationEdit

PrefixEdit

ex-

  1. out, away
    ē- + veniōēveniō
    ex- + clāmōexclāmō
    ex- + exeō
  2. throughout
    ē- + dormiōēdormiō
    ē- + pōtōēpōtō
  3. (intensive) thoroughly
    ē- + dūrus + ēdūrō
    ex- + acuōexacuō
  4. denoting achievement
    ex- + ōrōexōrō
    ex- + pugnōexpugnō
  5. up
    ex- + aggerōexaggerō
    ex- + struōexstruō
  6. denoting privation
    ex- + anima + exanimō
    ex- + sanguisexsanguis

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Middle EnglishEdit

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ex-

  1. privation
    ef- + ‎flouren → ‎efflouren

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin ex.

PrefixEdit

ex-

  1. ex- (former)

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SwedishEdit

PrefixEdit

ex-

  1. ex-, former, past

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