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Definitions of Unless

  1. Save; except. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  2. Upon any less condition than (the fact or thing stated in the sentence or clause which follows); if not; supposing that not; if it be not; were it not that; except; as, we shall fail unless we are industrious. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. If not; in case not; on condition that not. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. At or for less: if not: supposing that not. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5. Except and unless were common formerly as conjuctions, nearly or quite interchangeable (“Except thou make thyself a prince over us.”-Num. xvi. 18), but the former is now comparatively seldom used in that way (at least with the verb directly expressed), having usually a prepositional force. In the Bible except (conj.) occurs eight or ten times as often as unless. The special function of except is to introduce an exception to a general statement; of unless to introduce a restriction, limitation, or alternative. “So that he could not be impleaded in any civil court except on criminal charges.”-Hallam. “And made it hard for any nation to be thenceforth safe except by its sheer strength."-Kinglake. "A releif was a sum of money (unless where charter or custom introduced a different tribute) due from every one of full age, etc."-Hallam. "Except when it happens that the people are turned aside for a moment the foreigner has good grounds for inferring that whatever the policy of England may be, it will not be altogether unstable."-Kinglake. "In Europe, all States except the five great Powers are exempt from the duty of watching over the general safety; and even a State which is one of the five great Powers is not practically under an obligation to sustain the cause of justice unless its perception of the wrong is reinforced by a sense of its own interests."-Kinglake. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  6. Except; if not. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  7. If it be not a fact that; supposing that ... not. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  8. Except; if not; supposing that not. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  9. un-les', conj. at or for less: if not: supposing that not: save, except. [Formerly on les, on lesse, in phrase on lesse that, in less than.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  10. If not, except when, as shall (not) go u. I hear from him, u. absolutely compelled, always walked u. I had a bicycle; u. & until (verbose for until in condit. use, cf. if& when). [French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  11. conj. [Anglo-Saxon] Except, that is, remove or dismiss the fact or thing stated in the sentence or clause which follows; if not; supposing that not. Cabinet Dictionary

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