except for

preposition

Definition of except for

  1. 1 :  with the exception of <everyone was gone except for me>

  2. 2 :  were it not for <except for you I would be dead>

Examples of except for in a sentence

  1. <except for newscasts, I hardly watch any television at all>

15th Century

First Known Use of except for

15th century


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