Ex Law and Legal Definition

As a prefix, ex has varied meanings.

In social relationships Ex means former or someone with whom a person was once associated. For example, ex wife is former wife. When used alone, ex is assumed to refer to a former sexual or romantic partner, especially a former spouse.

Ex also means without. For example, ex rights, ex parte

Ex also refers to the point of origin. It is the point where a shipment begins movement. For example, Ex Factory, Ex Mine or Ex Warehouse.

Ex can also be the abbreviation of exhibit and example.