Ex`cept´   Pronunciation: ĕk`sĕpt´
v. t.1.To take or leave out (anything) from a number or a whole as not belonging to it; to exclude; to omit.
[imp. & p. p. Excepted; p. pr. & vb. n. Excepting.]
Wherein (if we only except the unfitness of the judge) all other things concurred.
- Bp. Stillingfleet.
2.To object to; to protest against.
v. i.1.To take exception; to object; - usually followed by to, sometimes by against; as, to except to a witness or his testimony.
Except thou wilt except against my love.
- Shak.
prep.1.With exclusion of; leaving or left out; excepting.
conj.1.Unless; if it be not so that.
And he said, I will not let thee go, except thou bless me.
- Gen. xxxii. 26.
But yesterday you never opened lip,
Except, indeed, to drink.
- Tennyson.
Verb1.except - take exception to; "he demurred at my suggestion to work on Saturday"
Synonyms: demur
2.except - prevent from being included or considered or accepted; "The bad results were excluded from the report"; "Leave off the top piece"
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Exceptio ejus rei cujus petitiur dissolutio nulla est
Exceptio falsi omnium ultima
Exceptio firmat regulam in casibus non exceptis
Exceptio firmat regulam in contrarium
Exceptio nulla est versus actionem quae exceptionem perimit
Exceptio probat regulam de rebus non exceptio
Exceptio quoque regulam declarat
Exceptio rei judicatae
Exceptio semper ultima ponenda est
exception handler
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