English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'except'

(preposition) 
Definition
not including
I don't fly, except for the occasional business trip.
Synonyms
apart from
,
but for
, , , ,
excepting
,
other than
,
excluding
,
omitting
,
with the exception of
,
aside from
,
save (archaic)
,
not counting
,
exclusive of
(verb) 
Definition
to leave out or exclude
Present company excepted, who is your favourite colleague?
Synonyms
exclude
We can't exclude the possibility of cancellation.
,
rule out
,
leave out
,
omit
Our apologies for omitting your name from the article.
,
disregard
He disregarded the advice of his executives.
,
pass over

Additional synonyms

in the sense of disregard
Definition
to give little or no attention to
He disregarded the advice of his executives.
Synonyms
take no notice of,
pass over,
turn a blind eye to,
laugh off,
make light of,
pay no attention to,
pay no heed to,
leave out of account,
brush aside or away
in the sense of omit
Definition
to fail to include
Our apologies for omitting your name from the article.
Synonyms
leave out,
miss (out),
give (something) a miss (informal)

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