What is another word for but?

Need synonyms for but? Here's a list of words from our thesaurus that you can use instead.

Conjunction
Implying that the following clause contrasts with the preceding clause
“She may have aged, but her beauty has not waned.”
Preposition
Indicating an exception
“Everyone but John had left the party.”
Conjunction
On the other hand; whereas
“Sally was tall, but her sister was short.”
Adverb
Nothing more than
“I admire many authors like Hemingway, Twain, and Dickens to name but a few.”
Conjunction
(following a negative clause) Indicating the impossibility of anything other than what is being stated
“There was nothing he could do but continue to work hard.”
Conjunction
Except for the fact that
“I should have tidied up the apartment, but I was too lazy.”
Find more words!
Use * for blank tiles (max 2) Advanced Search Advanced Search
Use * for blank spaces Advanced Search
Advanced Word Finder

See Also

Watch and Learn
Nearby Words
Translations for but
3-letter Words Starting With
Find Synonyms
go
Word Tools Finders & Helpers Other Languages More Synonyms
Copyright WordHippo © 2019