aside from

preposition

1
chiefly US : in addition to : besides
Aside from being well written, the book is also beautifully illustrated.
2
chiefly US : except for
Aside from us, there were only a half dozen people there.

Examples of aside from in a Sentence

aside from the C in geometry, he made all A's this term
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Word History

First Known Use

1790, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of aside from was in 1790

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“Aside from.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aside%20from. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

Kids Definition

aside from

preposition
: with the exception of : except for
aside from a few pieces of bread, the food is gone
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