# Emily Dickinson Lexicon

## Definition for Exponent

exponent, n. [L.'to put forth, set forth, display, declare, publish'.]

Function; dimension; main proposition; transcendent purpose; [mathematics] root; ratio; reckoning; quotient; operation; calculation; computation; figure of multiplication; balance of an equation; proportion between two entities; [fig.] power; magnification; [metaphor] proponent; interpreter; advocate; representative; mouthpiece; translator.

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