Definition of exept
1. except [ p ] preposition, indicates exclusion
Examples: "With the exception of Carl everybody was there."
2. except [ v ] prevent from being included or considered or accepted
Examples: "The bad results were excluded from the report" "Leave off the top piece"
(Chester G. Starr, The Origins of Greek Civili...)
The focus of novelty in this world now lay_in the south-eastern districts of the Greek mainland , and by 800 virtually the entire Aegean , always excepting its northern shores , had accepted the Geometric style of pottery .Synonyms exclude omit leave_out leave_off except take_out Related Terms include eliminate elide omission
3. except [ v ] take exception to
Examples: "he demurred at my suggestion to work on Saturday"
(Christopher Davis, First Family....)
He had not even thought_about her much except once or twice at night in bed when his slowly ranging thoughts would abruptly , almost accidentally , encounter her .Synonyms except demur Related Terms object exception demur
4. except [ p ] preposition, almost all with the exception ofSynonyms besides except_for except apart_from
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