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?

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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