from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • preposition With the exception of.
  • conjunction Except.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Making exception of; excluding; except.
  • Unless; except.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • With rejection or exception of; excluding; except.

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  • verb Present participle of except.
  • preposition with the exception of


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  • 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.


  • All ship papers are now made out in English excepting the French, and no doubt they will soon have to follow in the wake.

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  • 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.

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  • He had never seen the name excepting on that tablet.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.”

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  • ‘I never saw the gentleman who I am informed bears that name excepting once, and I regret that it was under very unpleasant circumstances.

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  • 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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