Definitions for exempt

Definitions for (verb) exempt

Main entry: excuse, exempt, relieve, let off

Definition: grant exemption or release to

Usage: Please excuse me from this class

Main entry: relieve, exempt, free

Definition: grant relief or an exemption from a rule or requirement to

Usage: She exempted me from the exam

Definitions for (adj) exempt

Main entry: exempt

Definition: (of persons) freed from or not subject to an obligation or liability (as e.g. taxes) to which others or other things are subject

Usage: a beauty somehow exempt from the aging process; exempt from jury duty; only the very poorest citizens should be exempt from income taxes

Main entry: nontaxable, exempt

Definition: (of goods or funds) not subject to taxation

Usage: the funds of nonprofit organizations are nontaxable; income exempt from taxation

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