Definition of except:

part of speech: preposition

Exclusive of; not including.

part of speech: verb

To pass over; to take or leave out of any specified number; to object; to exclude.

part of speech: conjunction

Unless; without.

Usage examples:

Word of the day

ronde bosse

In arch., a term applied to sculptured objects in their full forms, in contradistinction to those which are in relief, or attached more or less to a plane or ground. ...