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Synonyms of but

(Entry 1 of 3)

not including
  • brought everything but the kitchen table to the campground

Synonyms for but

but

adverb

Synonyms of but (Entry 2 of 3)

nothing more than
  • she is but a child and too young to understand such things

Synonyms for but

Synonyms of but (Entry 3 of 3)

if it were not for the fact that
  • I would have said something but I was too chicken

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The first known use of but was before the 12th century

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busying

but

butch

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“But.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/but. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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