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Definition of exept

"exept" is probably misspelled. Trying except instead Definition of except

1. except [ p ] preposition, indicates exclusion
Examples: "With the exception of Carl everybody was there."

Synonyms except with_the_exception_of

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"

Used in print:

(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"

Used in print:

(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 of

Synonyms besides except_for except apart_from

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