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Definizione monolingua but


but


Verb

but


  1. Third-person singular indicative simple past of boire
Noun

but (plural buts)


  1. An instance or example of using the word ""but""
    It has to be done – no ifs or buts.
  2. (Scotland) The outer room of a small two-room cottage.
Adjective

but


  1. (rare) blunt
Adverb

but (not comparable)


  1. Merely, only.
    Since that day, my mood has changed but a little.
    • 1900, L. Frank Baum, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
      Now the Wicked Witch of the West had but one eye, yet that was as powerful as a telescope, and could see everywhere. So, as she sat in the door of her castle, she happened to look around and saw Dorothy lying asleep, with her friends all about her. They were a long distance off, but the Wicked Witch was angry to find them in her country; so she blew upon a silver whistle that hung around her neck.
  2. (Australian) (conjunctive) Though, however.
    Ill have to go home early but.
Preposition

but


  1. (obsolete, except Scotland) Outside of.
    Away but the hoose and tell me whaes there.
  2. Without, apart from, except.
    Everyone but Father left early.
    I like everything but that.
Conjunction

Wikipedia


  1. Except (for), excluding. Preceded by a negation.
    I have no choice but to leave.
    • 2011 October 23, Becky Ashton, “QPR 1 - 0 Chelsea”, BBC Sport:
      Luiz struggled with the movement of Helguson in the box, as he collected a long ball and the Spaniard barged him over, leaving referee Chris Foy little option but to point to the spot.
  2. On the contrary, but rather (introducing a word or clause that contrasts with or contradicts the preceding clause or sentence without the not).
    I am not rich but (I am) poor.
    Not John but Peter went there.
  3. However, although, nevertheless (implies that the following clause is contrary to prior belief or contrasts with or contradicts the preceding clause or sentence).
    She is very old but still attractive.
    You told me I could do that, but she said that I could not.
  4. Without it also happening that; unless that (introducing a necessary concomitant).
    It never rains but it pours.


Definizione italiano>inglese but

ma
  although
  rather
  Benché, tuttavia (implica che la clausola seguente è contraria a quella precedente).
  [Phrase implying that the following clause is contrary to prior belief].
però
  although
  rather
  Benché, tuttavia (implica che la clausola seguente è contraria a quella precedente).
  [Phrase implying that the following clause is contrary to prior belief].
tuttavia
  although
  rather
eccetto
  except
salvo
  except
a parte
  except
bensì
  Benché, tuttavia (implica che la clausola seguente è contraria a quella precedente).
  [Phrase implying that the following clause is contrary to prior belief].
soltanto
  Semplicemente, solamente.
  Nothing more than.
tranne
  Ad eccezione (di).
  Except (for); excluding.
al contrario
  Benché, tuttavia (implica che la clausola seguente è contraria a quella precedente).
  [Phrase implying that the following clause is contrary to prior belief].
senza (che)
  Fuori, senza.
  (obsolete except Scots) outside of, without
anzi
ciò nonostante
fuori
inoltre
meno
nessuno
non ... che
o
purché
salvo che
sennò

Altri significati:


Traduzione 'veloce'


ma |però |tuttavia |eccetto |salvo |a parte |bensì |soltanto |tranne |al contrario |senza (che) |anzi |ciò nonostante |fuori |inoltre |meno |nessuno |non ... che |o |purché |salvo che |sennò |


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