Proponent Definition

prə-pōnənt
proponents
noun
proponents
A person who makes a proposal or proposition.
Webster's New World
A person who espouses or supports a cause, etc.
Webster's New World
One who propounds something, esp. a will for probate.
Webster's New World
Party advancing a cause or position.
Webster's New World Law
Antonyms:
adjective
Making proposals; proposing.
Wiktionary
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Other Word Forms of Proponent

Noun

Singular:
proponent
Plural:
proponents

Origin of Proponent

  • Latin prōpōnēns prōpōnent- present participle of prōpōnere to set forth propose

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin proponens, present participle of prōpōnere (“to put forward; propose")

    From Wiktionary

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