Except - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪkˈsept|  American pronunciation of the word except
Brit.  |ɪkˈsɛpt|  British pronunciation of the word except

verb

- take exception to (syn: demur)
- prevent from being included or considered or accepted (syn: exclude, omit)

Examples

The stores will be open daily except Sundays.

...the store is open daily except Sundays...

Children were excepted from the study.

...I must except to your remark that there are no great novelists currently living....

...I'd go, except it's too far....

The whole kingdom, a small corner excepted, was subjected to the Turkish yoke.

The criminals who excepted against him were generally condemned.

The rabble of mankind know nothing of liberty except the name.

Everything is arranged except for the tickets to the theatre.

The cases are quite parallel, except that A. is a younger man than B.

She never offered anyone advice, except it were asked of her.

The office is open every day except Sundays.

You can have any of the cakes except this one.

Everyone went except for Scott and Dan.

She felt fine except for being a little tired.

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: except
he/she/it: excepts
present participle: excepting
past tense: excepted
past participle: excepted
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