except etymology

English word except comes from Latin capio (I capture, seize, take. I take in, understand. I take on.)

Detailed word origin of except

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
capio Latin (lat) I capture, seize, take. I take in, understand. I take on.
excipere Latin (lat)
exceptus Latin (lat)
excepter Middle French (ca. 1400-1600) (frm)
except English (eng) (intransitive) To take exception, to object (to or against).. (transitive) To exclude; to specify as being an exception. With the exception of; but. (archaic) Unless; used to introduce a hypothetical case in which an exception may exist.. With the exception (that); used to introduce a clause, phrase or adverb forming an exception or qualification to something previously stated.

Words with the same origin as except

Descendants of capio
accept accepted cap capacity catch chase concept deceive deception exception exceptional intercept occupation occupy participate perception prince principle purchase receive reception recipe recover recovery