Synonyms for exempt

Synonyms for (verb) exempt

Synonyms: excuse, exempt, relieve, let off

Definition: grant exemption or release to

Usage: Please excuse me from this class

Similar words: free, justify, absolve

Definition: let off the hook

Usage: I absolve you from this responsibility

Synonyms for (adjective) exempt

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: excused

Definition: granted exemption

Usage: one of the excused jurors planned to write a book


Similar words: immune

Definition: secure against

Usage: immune from taxation as long as he resided in Bermuda; immune from criminal prosecution


Similar words: privileged

Definition: not subject to usual rules or penalties

Usage: a privileged statement


Synonyms: nontaxable, exempt

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

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

Similar words: duty-free

Definition: exempt from duty

Usage: duty-free liquor


Similar words: untaxed, tax-exempt, tax-free

Definition: (of goods or funds) not taxed

Usage: tax-exempt bonds; an untaxed expense account


Similar words: unratable

Definition: not subject to locally assessed property taxes

Usage: unratable properties