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Definitions of except

  1. To object; to make objections. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To leave out; omit; abject; take exception (to). The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  3. To object to; to protest against. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To omit or leave out; exclude. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. To take or leave out: to exclude. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  6. To take or leave out; exclude. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  7. To take exception; to object; - usually followed by to, sometimes by against; as, to except to a witness or his testimony. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. To object. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  9. prevent from being included or considered or accepted; "The bad results were excluded from the report"; "Leave off the top piece" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. To pass over; to take or leave out of any specified number; to object; to exclude. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  11. With exclusion of; leaving or left out; excepting. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. Omitting; leaving out. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  13. Excluding; but. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  14. With the exception of. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  15. Exclusive of. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  16. Exclusive of; not including. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  17. Unless; if it be not so that. Webster Dictionary DB
  18. Unless. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  19. If not that; unless. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  20. Unless; without. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for except

  1. I do not know, except that Lund is to face Carlsen. – A Man to His Mate by J. Allan Dunn
  2. There were no other women at the Farm Hospital except the laundresses. – Ailsa Paige by Robert W. Chambers
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