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Meaning & Definition of Except in English

English

Except

/ɪksɛpt/

verb

1. Take exception to

  • "He demurred at my suggestion to work on saturday"
    synonym:
  • demur
  • ,
  • except

2. Prevent from being included or considered or accepted

  • "The bad results were excluded from the report"
  • "Leave off the top piece"
    synonym:
  • exclude
  • ,
  • except
  • ,
  • leave out
  • ,
  • leave off
  • ,
  • omit
  • ,
  • take out

Examples of using

He didn't do anything except read the newspaper.
Soccer is a sport in which players can't touch the ball with their arms, except for the keeper, who can use his whole body to defend the goal.
Don't tell her anything except the absolute truth.