ACET: What is the difference between.....?
Accept and Except
Accept is a verb that means to take or receive something that is offered.
We can accept material or immaterial things.
For example, you can accept a gift or a new job.
Except is a preposition that means “but not” or “other than.” We use it when we want to say “everything but.”
- I like all sports except baseball.
- The kids eat all vegetables except broccoli.