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synonyms for but for

  • bar
  • discounting
  • excepting
  • excluding
  • apart from
  • aside from
  • other than
  • outside of
  • save for
  • short of
  • with the exception of
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How to use but for in a sentence

The result of this stock-taking shows that eleven volumes were unaccounted-for, a list of which is appended.
REPORT OF THE CHIEF LIBRARIAN FOR THE YEAR 1924-25GENERAL ASSEMBLY LIBRARY (NEW ZEALAND)
At this stock-taking the number unaccounted-for is twenty-two, several of which are quite recent accessions to the Library.
REPORT OF THE CHIEF LIBRARIAN FOR THE YEAR 1924-25GENERAL ASSEMBLY LIBRARY (NEW ZEALAND)
Edna's desire to see Mademoiselle Reisz had increased tenfold since these unlooked-for obstacles had arisen to thwart it.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
When he first worked her she had the old bee-but boiler, 24 feet in diameter.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
But no other instance of for-tened is known, nor yet of crece as short for increes (increase).
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
At length the long looked-for copy arrived, he saw it, composed himself and died, 1543.
GOSPEL PHILOSOPHYJ. H. WARD
It was nearly eleven o'clock when the free-for-all running race was announced.
THE BOX-CAR CHILDRENGERTRUDE CHANDLER WARNER
The sepoys usually swarm out hell-for-leather and we rush to meet them.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
The good man then devoted his unlooked-for fortune to philanthropies in concert with Judge Popinot.
REPERTORY OF THE COMEDIE HUMAINE, COMPLETE, A -- ZANATOLE CERFBERR AND JULES FRANOIS CHRISTOPHE
Both ladies evidently enjoyed the unhoped-for but well-deserved rest.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME II (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
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WORDS RELATED TO BUT FOR

  • apart from
  • aside from
  • bar
  • but for
  • discounting
  • excepting
  • excluding
  • other than
  • outside of
  • save for
  • short of
  • with the exception of
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.