Definition for EX-CEPT'

EX-CEPT', v.t. [Fr. excepter; It. eccettare; from L. excipio; ex and capio, to take. See Caption, Capture.]

  1. To take or leave out of any number specified; to exclude; as, of the thirty persons present and concerned in a riot, we must except two.
  2. To take or leave out any particular or particulars, from a general description. When he saith, all things are put under him, it is manifest that he is excepted who did put all things under him. 1 Cor. xv.

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