Words for You
Here you’ll find answers to your questions about which of several words is the correct word to use.
Accept or Except
Use accept when you mean “to receive, to believe, or to acknowledge.”
Example: Hawkins cannot accept criticism easily
Use except when you mean “to leave out.”
Example: Send her all the apples, except the rotten ones we set aside.
When you are referring to a noun, use exception.
Example: Allowing you to leave early would be an exception to the rules.