Definition of Ponent

1. a. Western; occidental.



Definition of Ponent

1. Noun. the west; the area of the setting sun ¹

2. Adjective. pertaining to the west, westerly ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ponent

1. affirmative [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ponent

pondokkie
pondokkies
pondoks
ponds
pondskater
pondskaters
pondus
pondward
pondwater
pondwaters
pondweed
pondweed family
pondweeds
pondy
pone
ponent (current term)
ponente
poneratoxin
ponerine
pones
poney
poneys
pong
ponga
pongas
ponged
pongee
pongees
ponghee
ponghees

Literary usage of Ponent

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1. The Documentary History of the Destruction of the Gaspee by William Read Staples (1845)
"... called Paddy Atis, jumped np and told the captain that he thought that he, this de ponent, was one that was aboard the schoo ner Gaspee. ..."

2. The Christian Remembrancer by William Scott (1853)
"ponent parts of that genius for military affairs, in their extended application, which it is obvious he possessed. But if we were asked for the Duke's ..."

3. The International Journal of Orthodontia and Oral Surgery (1921)
"ponent LO may be projected to the incline EF as at O and here resolved into two components, one on the incline in the direction of F and one in the ..."

4. Debate on the Destiny of the Wicked by George Thomas Carpenter, John Hughes (1875)
"... years before AD 70—before Solomon's day. ponent from the commentators, is as silent about future life and happiness, as concerning future punishment. ..."

5. The London Encyclopaedia, Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art by Thomas Tegg (1829)
"ponent parts of natural bodies ; though it is not always sufficient to ascertain their respective quantities. ..."

6. Judicial and Testamentary Business of the Provincial Court by Maryland, Maryland Provincial Court, Provincial Court (1891)
"ponent taking Good Notice of it after it was killed found a Liber B. Nick in the Crop of the right Eare by the which this Deponent knew the beast to belong ..."

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