But Synonym : Useful List of 20+ Synonyms BUT with Examples

But Synonym in English! Learn the list of over 20 words to say instead of BUT: Nevertheless, Yet, Though, However, On the other hand, Although, Notwithstanding, Nonetheless, Still,…with ESL printable infographic.

BUT Definition

BUT (as conjunction):
  • Used to introduce a phrase or clause contrasting with what has already been mentioned. For example: “He stumbled but didn’t fall”.

BUT (as a preposition)

  • Except; apart from; other than. For example: “In Texas, we were never anything but poor”.
BUT (as an adverb)
  • No more than; only. For example: “He is but a shadow of his former self”.

But Synonym

Here is the list of synonyms for the word BUT in English

  • Nevertheless
  • Yet
  • Though
  • However
  • On the other hand
  • Although
  • Notwithstanding
  • Nonetheless
  • Still
  • Just
  • Except
  • All the same
  • Hence
  • Solely
  • Excluding
  • Even although
  • Merely
  • On the contrary
  • Further
  • Unless
  • If it were not that
  • If it be not that
  • Only
  • No more than

But Synonyms with Examples

  • He was very tired; nevertheless, he went on walking.
  • If I have lost the ring, yet the fingers are still here.
  • The builder looked at me as though I was barking mad.
  • I feel a bit tired. However, I can hold on.
  • My husband likes classical music – I, on the other hand, like all kinds.
  • There are serious problems in our country. Nonetheless, we feel this is a good time to return.
  • Even though she doesn’t really have the time, she still offered to help.
  • A better working environment improves people’s performance, and hence productivity.

Synonym for BUT | Infographic

But Synonym

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