Definitions for exceptionɪkˈsɛp ʃən
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
the act of excepting or the fact of being excepted.
something excepted; an instance or case not conforming to the general rule.
an adverse criticism, esp. on a particular point; opposition of opinion; objection; demurral.
an objection, as to a ruling of the court during a trial. the notation in the court record of such an objection.
Idioms for exception:
take exception, to make an objection; demur. to take offense.
Origin of exception:
1350–1400; ME < L
exception, exclusion, elision(noun)
a deliberate act of omission
"with the exception of the children, everyone was told the news"
an instance that does not conform to a rule or generalization
"all her children were brilliant; the only exception was her last child"; "an exception tests the rule"
grounds for adverse criticism
"his authority is beyond exception"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
sb or sth that is not included in a group, rule, etc.
the exception to the rule; With the exception of squid, I love seafood.
allow to not be included in a rule
I don't see why they should make an exception for him
The act of excepting or excluding; exclusion; restriction by taking out something which would otherwise be included, as in a class, statement, rule.
That which is excepted or taken out from others; a person, thing, or case, specified as distinct, or not included; as, almost every general rule has its exceptions.
An objection, on legal grounds; also, as in conveyancing, a clause by which the grantor excepts or reserves something before the right is transferred.
An objection; cavil; dissent; disapprobation; offense; cause of offense; usually followed by to or against.
An interruption in normal processing, especially as caused by an error condition.
Origin: From the exceptio.
the act of excepting or excluding; exclusion; restriction by taking out something which would otherwise be included, as in a class, statement, rule
that which is excepted or taken out from others; a person, thing, or case, specified as distinct, or not included; as, almost every general rule has its exceptions
an objection, oral or written, taken, in the course of an action, as to bail or security; or as to the decision of a judge, in the course of a trail, or in his charge to a jury; or as to lapse of time, or scandal, impertinence, or insufficiency in a pleading; also, as in conveyancing, a clause by which the grantor excepts something before granted
an objection; cavil; dissent; disapprobation; offense; cause of offense; -- usually followed by to or against
Translations for exception
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
something or someone not included
They all work hard, without exception; With the exception of Jim we all went home early.
- exceçãoPortuguese (BR)
- die AusnahmeGerman
- مورد استثناFarsi
- יוֹצֵא מִן הַכְּלָלHebrew
- कोई व्यक्ति या चीज को छोड़नाHindi
- tidak berkecualiMalay
- مورد استثناPersian
- استثنا، مستثنا، نه مننه، ايرادPashto
- istisna, ayrı tutulan kimse/şeyTurkish
- 除外Chinese (Trad.)
- ngoại lệVietnamese
- 除外Chinese (Simp.)
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