except

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except is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
except

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Preposition
except

  1. Not including.
    Except mercury, most metals are solids.

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Conjunction
except

  1. Not including; but.

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Plain form
except

Third-person singular
excepts

Past tense
excepted

Past participle
excepted

Present participle
excepting

  1. (transitive) To exclude.