What is the difference between accept and except?
- consent to receive or undertake (something offered).
- believe or come to recognize (a proposition) as valid or correct.
- tolerate or submit to (something unpleasant or undesired).
- Those on the outside readily accept the idea and wonder what all the fuss is about.
- This is deflecting from your main purpose of persuading the people present to accept your argument.
- Preposition – not including; other than.
- Conjunction – used before a statement that forms an exception to one just made.
- Verb – specify as excluded from a category or group.
- I was naked except for my hat.
- He didn’t tell her anything, except that he needed to take the car.
- A search of our files revealed we were up-to-date and all papers, with two titles excepted, had been sent.