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Definitions of but:

part of speech: noun

A thrust in fencing.

part of speech: conjunction

Still; even if; however; yet; nevertheless.

part of speech: preposition

Or conj. without: except: besides: only: yet: still.

part of speech: preposition

Except; besides.

part of speech: adverb

Only.

part of speech: noun

A limit; a boundary.

part of speech: conjunction

Something more to supply; unless.

part of speech: noun

Same as BUTT.

part of speech: interjection

Expressing surprise or dissent.

part of speech: adverb

Only; no more than.

Usage examples for but:

  • But he won't do it. "The Way of an Eagle", Ethel M. Dell
  • But of course, this could not be. "Hector's Inheritance or The Boys of Smith Institute", Horatio Alger
  • But how am I to thank you? "Wandering Heath", Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  • But I couldn't do it, Nina. "The Honour of the Clintons", Archibald Marshall
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