Except vs Salvo - What's the difference?

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As verbs the difference between except and salvo

is that except is to exclude; to specify as being an exception while salvo is .

As a preposition except

is with the exception of; but.

As a conjunction except

is with the exception (that); used to introduce a clause, phrase or adverb forming an exception or qualification to something previously stated.

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except

English

Alternative forms

* excepte (rare or archaic)

Verb

(en verb)
  • To exclude; to specify as being an exception.
  • * 2007 , Glen Bowersock, ‘Provocateur’, London Review of Books 29:4, page 17:
  • But this [ban on circumcision] must have been a provocation, as the emperor Antoninus Pius later acknowledged by excepting the Jews.
  • To take exception, to object (to' or ' against ).
  • to except to a witness or his testimony
  • * Shakespeare
  • Except thou wilt except against my love.
  • *, vol.1, New York Review Books 2001, p.312:
  • Yea, but methinks I hear some man except at these words […].
  • * 1658 , Sir Thomas Browne, Urne-Burial , Penguin 2005, page 23:
  • The Athenians'' might fairly except against the practise of ''Democritus to be buried up in honey; as fearing to embezzle a great commodity of their Countrey
  • * 1749 , Henry Fielding, Tom Jones , Folio Society 1973, page 96:
  • he was a great lover of music, and perhaps, had he lived in town, might have passed for a connoisseur; for he always excepted against the finest compositions of Mr Handel.

    Preposition

    (English prepositions)
  • With the exception of; but.
  • *{{quote-magazine, date=2014-06-14, volume=411, issue=8891, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= It's a gas , passage=One of the hidden glories of Victorian engineering is proper drains. Isolating a city’s effluent and shipping it away in underground sewers has probably saved more lives than any medical procedure except vaccination.}}

    Synonyms

    * apart from * bar * but * other than * save

    Derived terms

    * except for * except for opinion

    Conjunction

    (English Conjunctions)
  • With the exception (that); used to introduce a clause, phrase or adverb forming an exception or qualification to something previously stated.
  • :
  • *
  • *:"I don't want to spoil any comparison you are going to make," said Jim, "but I was at Winchester and New College." ¶ "That will do," said Mackenzie. "I was dragged up at the workhouse school till I was twelve. Then I ran away and sold papers in the streets, and anything else that I could pick up a few coppers by—except steal.."
  • *{{quote-book, year=1922, author=(Ben Travers), title=(A Cuckoo in the Nest)
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  • (lb) Unless; used to introduce a hypothetical case in which an exception may exist.
  • *1526 , (William Tyndale), trans. Bible , (w) IX:
  • *:And they sayde: We have no moo but five loves and two fisshes, except we shulde goo and bye meate for all this people.
  • *1621 , (Robert Burton), (The Anatomy of Melancholy) , New York 2001, p.106:
  • *:Offensive wars, except the cause be very just, I will not allow of.
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    salvo

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) salvo, ablative of salvus, the past participle of , either from salvo jure'' literally 'the right being reserved', or from ''salvo errore et omissone 'reserving error and omission'.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An exception; a reservation; an excuse.
  • They admit many salvos , cautions, and reservations. --Eikon Basilike.
    2006 MetaFilter community weblog Britannica's issued a salvo against Nature's famous "Wikipedia and the EB are comparably error-strewn" analysis.

    Etymology 2

    A 1719 alteration of salva'' (1591) "simultaneous discharge of guns," from (etyl) , imperative of salvere: "be in good health!," the usual Roman greeting, regarded as imperative of ''salvere "to be in good health,"

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (military) A concentrated fire from pieces of artillery, as in endeavoring to make a break in a fortification; a volley.
  • By extension, any volley, as in an argument or debate.
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2011 , date=October 1 , author=Phil Dawkes , title=Sunderland 2 - 2 West Brom , work=BBC Sport citation , page= , passage=It was an impressive opening salvo from the Baggies, especially for a side that have made a poor beginning to what has been an admittedly tough start to their campaign.}}
  • A salute paid by a simultaneous, or nearly simultaneous, firing of a number of cannon.
  • See also

    * the Salvos