View definitions for unless


conjunction as in except that

conjunction as in upon any less condition than

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Unless there is a court decision that changes our law, we are OK.

It is grandstanding for a right rarely protected unless under immediate attack.

They had rarely seen their own fathers carry small children unless their mothers were ill.

Which is impossible unless people talk publicly rather than letting each crime be its own isolated incident.

In some ways I never got out of that unless realizing… well, that kind of seals it off.

For instance, the Limestone Polypody is not happy unless there is a certain amount of lime present in the soil.

This was why we resolved, at the time of our arrival, not to baptize any adults unless they were previously well catechized.

However great the power of Revival, there is no memory unless there was a First Impression.

If we set him adrift the poor child would starve—unless the cat got him.

The intensity of his sensations seemed inexplicable, unless some reality, some truth, lay behind them.


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On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to unless, such as: but, except, except for, excepting that, if not, and lest.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.