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Definitions and Synonyms of exempt | Another word for exempt | What is exempt?

Definition 1: grant exemption or release to - [verb of communication]

Samples where exempt or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Please excuse me from this class

Synonyms for exempt in the sense of this definition

(exempt is a kind of ...) let off the hook

"I absolve you from this responsibility"

(... is a kind of exempt ) exempt by means of an official pass or letter, as from customs or other checks

Samples where exempt or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She exempted me from the exam

Synonyms for exempt in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of exempt ) make free from restrictions

(... is a kind of exempt ) lift the regulations on

(... is a kind of exempt ) grant a dispensation; grant an exemption

"I was dispensed from this terrible task"

(... is a kind of exempt ) absolve from payment

"I forgive you your debt"

(... is a kind of exempt ) save or relieve from an experience or action

"I'll spare you from having to apologize formally"

Definition 3: (of persons) freed from or not subject to an obligation or liability (as e.g. taxes) to which others or other things are subject - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where exempt or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

(exempt is similar to ...) granted exemption

"one of the excused jurors planned to write a book"

(exempt is similar to ...) secure against

"immune from taxation as long as he resided in Bermuda" "immune from criminal prosecution"

(exempt is similar to ...) not subject to usual rules or penalties

"a privileged statement"

Definition 4: (of goods or funds) not subject to taxation - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where exempt or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the funds of nonprofit organizations are nontaxable
  • income exempt from taxation

Synonyms for exempt in the sense of this definition

(exempt is similar to ...) exempt from duty

"duty-free liquor"

(exempt is similar to ...) (of goods or funds) not taxed

"tax-exempt bonds" "an untaxed expense account"

(exempt is similar to ...) not subject to locally assessed property taxes

"unratable properties"

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

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

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