from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- prep. Not including; without: a stock price ex dividend.
- prep. Business Free of any transport or handling charges incurred before removal from a given location: bought the goods ex warehouse.
- prep. From, but not having graduated with, the class of: a Columbia alumnus, ex '70.
- n. The letter x.
- transitive v. To delete or cross out: He exed each item off the to-do list.
- n. Slang A former spouse or partner.
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- n. The name of the Latin script letter X/x.
- n. An ex-husband, ex-wife or ex-partner.
- v. To delete; to cross out
Latin; see eghs in Indo-European roots.
From ex-.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)