Translation of "except" - English-German dictionary

except

preposition /ikˈsept/

leaving out; not including

außer
They’re all here except Peter
Your essay was good except that it was too long.
excepted adjective

ausgenommen
all European countries, Denmark excepted (= except Denmark).
excepting preposition

leaving out or excluding

ausgenommen
Those cars are all reliable, excepting the old red one.
exception /-ʃən/ noun

something or someone not included

die Ausnahme
They all work hard, without exception
With the exception of Jim, we all went home early.

something not according to the rule

die Ausnahme
We normally don’t eat much at lunchtime, but Sunday is an exception.
exceptional adjective

(negative unexceptional) unusual; remarkable

außergewöhnlich
exceptional loyalty
His ability is exceptional.
exceptionally adverb

unusually

außergewöhnlich
exceptionally stupid.
except for

apart from

bis auf
We enjoyed the holiday except for the dealy at the airport.

except

bis auf
Except for John, they all arrived punctually.
take exception to/at

to object to

Einwendungen machen gegen
The old lady took exception to the rudeness of the children.

(Translation of “except” from the PASSWORD English–German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)