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Word of the Day 06/11/15 Proponent

Proponent (noun)
proponent [pruh-poh-nuh nt]


noun
1. a person who puts forward a proposition or proposal.
2. a person who argues in favor of something; an advocate.
3. a personwho supports a cause or doctrine; adherent.
4. a person who propounds a legal instrument, such as a will for probate.

Can be confused
antagonist, protagonist.

Synonyms
2, 3. supporter, champion, enthusiast.

Origin: 1580-90; < Latin proponent- (stem of proponens). See propone, -ent

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