ex

2
[ eks ]
/ ɛks /

noun

the letter X, x.

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Definition for exes (2 of 2)

ex3
[ eks ]
/ ɛks /

noun Informal.

a former spouse or a former partner in a long-term romantic relationship; ex-wife, ex-husband, or ex-lover.

Origin of ex

3
First recorded in 1820–30; by shortening
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British Dictionary definitions for exes (1 of 2)

ex1
/ (ɛks) /

preposition

finance not participating in; excluding; withoutex bonus; ex dividend; ex rights
commerce without charge to the buyer until removed fromex quay; ex ship; ex works

Word Origin for ex

C19: from Latin: out of, from

British Dictionary definitions for exes (2 of 2)

ex2
/ (ɛks) /

noun

informal (a person's) former wife, husband, etc
Canadian short for examination
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