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Definition 1: the 24th letter of the Roman alphabet - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for ex in the sense of this definition

(ex is a kind of ...) the conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech

"his grandmother taught him his letters"

(... is a member of ex) the alphabet evolved by the ancient Romans which serves for writing most of the languages of western Europe

Definition 2: a woman who was formerly a particular man's wife - [noun denoting person]

Samples where ex or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • all his exes live in Texas

Synonyms for ex in the sense of this definition

(ex is a kind of ...) an adult female person (as opposed to a man)

"the woman kept house while the man hunted"

Definition 3: a man who was formerly a certain woman's husband - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for ex in the sense of this definition

(ex is a kind of ...) an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)

"there were two women and six men on the bus"

Definition 4: out of fashion - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where ex or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a suit of rather antique appearance
  • demode (or outmoded) attire
  • outmoded ideas

Synonyms for ex in the sense of this definition

(ex is similar to ...) not in accord with or not following current fashion

"unfashionable clothes" "melodrama of a now unfashionable kind"

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