Quick Answer: What Does Mean Except?

Can a sentence start with except?

Start with your main idea – not an exception.

When you start a sentence with an introductory phrase or clause beginning with “except,” you almost certainly force the reader to reread your sentence.

You are stating an exception to a rule before you have stated the underlying rule..

What part of speech is except?

The word except means ‘not including’. It can be used as a preposition or a conjunction. When used as a preposition, except is followed by a noun.

What do you call someone who is accepting?

tolerant. adjective. willing to accept someone else’s beliefs, way of life etc without criticizing them, even if you disagree with them.

How do you spell except?

If you need a preposition or conjunction (or anything other than a verb), except is the term for you (accept is only used a verb).

What does mean Which?

: what one or ones out of a group. —used to introduce an additional statement about something that has already been mentioned. —used after a preposition to refer again to something that has already been mentioned. See the full definition for which in the English Language Learners Dictionary.

What does except mean in a sentence?

1 : with the exception of everyone was gone except for me. 2 : were it not for except for you I would be dead.

What does this word mean except?

: to take or leave out from a number or a whole : exclude. intransitive verb. : to take exception : object. except. conjunction.

How do you use except?

Except means unless or to exclude. However, it can also be used as a verb meaning to leave out. Below are some ways that except can be used in a sentence. Everything was great, except for the meatballs.

What accept means?

transitive verb. 1a : to receive (something offered) willingly accept a gift. b : to be able or designed to take or hold (something applied or added) a surface that will not accept ink. 2 : to give admittance or approval to accept her as one of the group.

Is accepted meaning?

: regarded favorably : given approval or acceptance a fully accepted member of the group especially : generally approved or used an accepted convention/practice a widely accepted theory.

What are the 3 types of definition?

All definitions attempt to explain or clarify a term. This lesson will introduce you to the three different types of definitions: formal, informal, and extended.