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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To take or leave out (something) from a number or a whole : exclude or omit (as from consideration).

Usage examples (36)
  • Verb (used with object) : present company excepted
  • Verb (used without object) : to except to a statement; to except against a witness
  • He represented Mecklenburg in the lower branch of the state legislature from 1778 to 1792; one term excepted, that of 1790.
  • Constantinople were alone excepted from the jurisdiction of the for more
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