How To Spell but?

Correct spelling: but

What is the definition of but?

  1. Except with; unless with; without.

What does the abbreviation but mean?

Google Ngram Viewer results for but:

This graph shows how "but" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

What are the usage examples for but?

  1. But now she would not do that; she could not. – The Everlasting Whisper by Jackson Gregory
  2. But that was all right. – Captain Jinks, Hero by Ernest Crosby
  3. But I'm not going back. – The Man Upstairs and Other Stories by P. G. Wodehouse
  4. But I know why you do it." – Rose MacLeod by Alice Brown
  5. But she said nothing of this. – Can You Forgive Her? by Anthony Trollope
  6. But I shall not be with you? – A Letter of Credit by Susan Warner
  7. But how did you come to be in Metropolisville? – The Mystery of Metropolisville by Edward Eggleston
  8. But you know all this. – We Three by Gouverneur Morris
  9. But you will love me. – Eve to the Rescue by Ethel Hueston
  10. But nothing to do! – The Journal of Arthur Stirling "The Valley of the Shadow" by Upton Sinclair

What are the rhymes for but?

  1. gut, tutt, tut, knut, mutt, rut, butt, cut, nutt, jut, kut, smut, glut, hutt, gutt, strut, nut, hut, haute, what, putt, shut, utt;
  2. uncut, abut, somewhat, rebut;

What are the translations for but?

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可是, 不过, 祇.

Dutch words for But

maar, men, echter, evenwel, bezwaar.

French words for But

cependant, pourtant, sauf, seulement, hormis.

German words for But

allerdings, aber, doch, Maß, obendrein, nur, allein, sondern, mit Ausnahme von, ohne dass, außer dass, dafür, Mais, Ale.

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ものを, けども, 併し, よりか, でさえ, ならでは, たった, 然し, よか, さりとて.

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Polish words for But

jednak, lecz, natomiast, aczkolwiek.

Portuguese words for But

contudo, porém, senão, que não, má.

Spanish words for But

aunque, todavía, dar, pero, sino, menos, salvo, excepto, sino que.

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