What is the antonym of “except”?
The antonyms of except are including, with, and together with. The antonyms including, with, and together with convey the idea of addition or inclusion. They imply that something is part of a group or set.
Brief Definitions of the Antonym(s)
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Containing as part of a whole; comprising.
The package includes a book, a pen, and a notebook.
Together or in proximity to someone or something.
She went to the park with her friends.
How are these antonyms different from each other?
- 1Including means that something is part of a group or set, while except means that something is not part of a group or set.
- 2With implies being together or in proximity to someone or something, while except implies exclusion.
- 3Together with means in addition to, while except means excluding.
Good things to know
- 1Clarify Meaning: Use including, with, and together with to clarify what is included in a group or set.
- 2Express Inclusion: Use these antonyms to express the idea of addition or inclusion.
- 3Highlight Exclusion: Use except to highlight what is excluded from a group or set.
The antonyms have distinct nuances: Including implies inclusion, with implies proximity, and together with implies addition. Use these words to clarify meaning, express inclusion, and highlight exclusion by using except.