To accept most commonly means to receive willingly. Except usually means apart from or excluding.
Accept and ExceptThere is often confusion over the words accept and except. They sound similar, but their meanings are very different.
AcceptTo accept is a verb. It has several meanings:
ExceptThe word except is most commonly seen as a preposition. However, it can also be used a conjunction and very occasionally as a verb.
Select the correct version:
EXCEPT = EXCLUDING
Let the first two letters of except remind you that it means excluding.
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