except definition

  • preposition:
    • using exclusion of; besides; but: everybody except myself.
    • With the exception of; but.
    • With exclusion of; making or overlooked; excepting.
    • aided by the exclusion of; besides; but: everybody except me.
    • With the exception of; but.
    • With exclusion of; making or left out; excepting.
  • conjunction:
    • If it were not the fact that; only. Often combined with that: I would personally buy the fit, except so it costs too much.
    • usually than: They didn't start their mouths except to complain.
    • Unless: "And ne'er over summer and winter to church thou get'st/Except it be to pray against thy enemies” ( Shakespeare).
    • Using The exclusion (that); regularly introduce a clause, term or adverb creating an exception or certification to some thing formerly stated.
    • Unless; accustomed present a hypothetical situation by which an exception may exist.
    • Unless; if it is not very that.
    • If it were not for fact that; only. Often used in combination with that: i'd choose the fit, except that it costs too much.
    • usually than: They didn't start their particular mouths except to complain.
    • Unless: "And ne'er throughout every season to church thou get'st/Except it is to pray against thy foes” ( Shakespeare).
    • Using The exception (that); accustomed introduce a clause, expression or adverb forming an exception or certification to something formerly reported.
    • Unless; used to present a hypothetical case which an exception may exist.
    • Unless; if it is not that.
  • verb-transitive:
    • to go out of away; exclude: An admission charge is recharged, but kids are excepted.
    • To take or omit (something) from several or a complete as perhaps not owned by it; to exclude; to omit.
    • To object to; to protest against.
    • to go out of out; exclude: An admission charge is charged, but kiddies are excepted.
    • To simply take or omit (something) from a number or a complete as perhaps not owned by it; to exclude; to omit.
    • To object to; to protest against.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To object: Counsel excepted towards court's ruling.
    • To just take exception; to object; -- frequently followed by to, occasionally by against.
    • To object: Counsel excepted towards judge's ruling.
    • To take exception; to object; -- often accompanied by to, often by against.
  • idiom:
    • with the exception of had been it maybe not for: i might join you excluding my cold.
    • except for had been it maybe not for: I would personally join you except for my cool.
  • verb:
    • To exclude; to specify to be an exception.
    • To take exclusion, to object (to or against).
    • simply take exemption to
    • avoid from becoming included or considered or accepted
    • To exclude; to specify to be an exception.
    • To take exemption, to object (to or against).
    • take exception to
    • counter from being included or considered or accepted
  • others:
    • To simply take or exclude of consideration; exclude from a statement or group, as you or maybe more of several, or some specific or detail; omit or withhold: because, to except a couple of from an over-all condemnation.
    • To object; simply take exemption: now often accompanied by to, but formerly sometimes by against: as, to except to a witness or to their testimony.
    • becoming excepted or overlooked; except for; excepting: typically equivalent to but, but more emphatic.
    • Excepting; if it be not too; unless.
    • To simply take or omit of consideration; exclude from a statement or group, together or maybe more of a number, or some specific or detail; omit or withhold: as, to except a couple of from a broad condemnation.
    • To object; simply take exception: now generally followed by to, but previously often by against: as, to except to a witness or to his testimony.
    • Being excepted or left out; except for; excepting: typically equivalent to but, but more emphatic.
    • Excepting; if it be not that; unless.

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