American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- prep. With the exception of.
- conj. Except.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- v. present participle of except.
- prep. with the exception of
GNU Webster's 1913
- With rejection or exception of; excluding; except.
“In any case, again excepting Outbreak, those examples are cooperative multiplayer, which you'll notice RE5 has out-of-the-box.”
“Thus, if A and B are joint accused and the court finds B guilty of the offense charged and finds A not guilty, B should be found guilty by excepting from the specification the name of A and the words in the specification which indicate that the offense was a joint one.”
“And in this I was further encouraged by the fact that the attempt has not yet been made in English, excepting in a very perfunctory manner in Consul Wilkinson's work, published by Longmans in”
“All ship papers are now made out in English excepting the French, and no doubt they will soon have to follow in the wake.”
“In the Bet il Sahel kitchen the animals were cooked whole, and I have seen a fish arrive carried by two sturdy blacks; small fish were not taken in excepting by the basketload, nor fowl but by the dozen.”
“He had never seen the name excepting on that tablet.”
“Paid my bill and got everything nicely packed up, managed to put all into my portmanteau excepting two coats which I put into the bag.”
“It argues that “in excepting national security surveillances from the Act’s warrant requirement Congress recognized the President’s authority to conduct such surveillances without prior judicial approval.””
“I never saw the gentleman who I am informed bears that name excepting once, and I regret that it was under very unpleasant circumstances.”
“Cadman Sahib had been heard to call him "Skag," but Cadman Sahib would permit no one to call him by that title excepting himself; therefore it was a sealed title, to pronounce which few are worthy.”
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