What does exception mean?

Definitions for exception
ɪkˈsɛp ʃənex·cep·tion

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word exception.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. exception, exclusion, elision(noun)

    a deliberate act of omission

    "with the exception of the children, everyone was told the news"

  2. exception(noun)

    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"

  3. exception(noun)

    grounds for adverse criticism

    "his authority is beyond exception"

Wiktionary

  1. exception(Noun)

    The act of excepting or excluding; exclusion; restriction by taking out something which would otherwise be included, as in a class, statement, rule.

    Etymology: From the exceptio.

  2. exception(Noun)

    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.

    Etymology: From the exceptio.

  3. exception(Noun)

    An objection, on legal grounds; also, as in conveyancing, a clause by which the grantor excepts or reserves something before the right is transferred.

    Etymology: From the exceptio.

  4. exception(Noun)

    An objection; cavil; dissent; disapprobation; offense; cause of offense; usually followed by to or against.

    Etymology: From the exceptio.

  5. exception(Noun)

    An interruption in normal processing, especially as caused by an error condition.

    Etymology: From the exceptio.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Exception(noun)

    the act of excepting or excluding; exclusion; restriction by taking out something which would otherwise be included, as in a class, statement, rule

    Etymology: [L. exceptio: cf. F. exception.]

  2. Exception(noun)

    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

    Etymology: [L. exceptio: cf. F. exception.]

  3. Exception(noun)

    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

    Etymology: [L. exceptio: cf. F. exception.]

  4. Exception(noun)

    an objection; cavil; dissent; disapprobation; offense; cause of offense; -- usually followed by to or against

    Etymology: [L. exceptio: cf. F. exception.]

Freebase

  1. Exception

    "Exception" is a pop rock song recorded by the Swedish pop/rock music singer Ana Johnsson. The song was released as second single from her second studio album Little Angel on October 11, 2006. Her official Swedish website also posted that the song it to be the theme song to the Swedish thriller movie Exit, which premiered October 6, 2006 in Sweden. The single debuted at number ten in the Swedish Singles Charts. In Japan, the song debuted at number 69 in the chart and moved up to number 65 in its next week. Swedish singer Dilba co-wrote the song with Johnsson and provides some of the backing vocals on the track. Kasper Lindgren from Prime STH plays the drums on the track.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'exception' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3387

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'exception' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3504

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'exception' in Nouns Frequency: #1039

How to pronounce exception?

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How to say exception in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of exception in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of exception in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of exception in a Sentence

  1. Kyung Hee University:

    The courts then took the position that now that we have economic democracy, there won't be any more exception made for chaebol power, and began ruling relatively severely on cases involving chaebol owners compared to past cases.

  2. RJ Intindola:

    People would lie less if they could only remember how difficult it is to live with the lie. There is one exception – narcissistic people live in a lie and therefore have no conscious of guilt regarding the consequences of their dishonest demeanor.

  3. Raja Krishnamoorthi:

    I say very strongly we are hearing that the vaping industry, the e-cigarette industry, is lobbying heavily for an exemption for mint- and menthol-flavored, any such exception or exemption would be a tremendous mistake ... we respectfully request the FDA to resist.

  4. Madame Necker:

    Where love and wisdom drink out of the same cup, in this everyday world, it is the exception.

  5. EMEASOBA GEORGE:

    Fallibility is simply defined as state of being capable of making mistakes or being wrong sometimes. Permit me to tell you this, every human is fallible in nature. Yes! you heard me right as usual, even the Pope himself is fallible in nature. That is to say, there is no exception to what I'm writing or talking about. Although, he (the Pope) is widely regarded as infallible according to the dogma of the Roman catholic church. But come on, is the pope (a) catholic? Nevertheless, it is delusion to regard any human as infallible. I mean, anyone who regards any other human as incapable of making mistakes or being wrong is nothing but delusive. Besides, whoever that claims to be infallible has never tried out something new before and it is only a coward who is often reluctant to try out something new, just because of fear of failure. Wait a second, is the Pope (a) catholic? Furthermore, in case you don't know, almighty God is the only one who is ever infallible. Apart from him (Almighty God) no other person is infallible naturally, regardless of world renowned professors. Anyway, do quote me right or rather you can say I said so. ~Emeasoba George

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