(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"
(of goods or funds) not subject to taxation
"the funds of nonprofit organizations are nontaxable"; "income exempt from taxation"
exempt, relieve, free(verb)
grant relief or an exemption from a rule or requirement to
"She exempted me from the exam"
excuse, relieve, let off, exempt(verb)
grant exemption or release to
"Please excuse me from this class"
One who has been released from something.
To grant (someone) freedom or immunity from.
Free from a duty or obligation.
Not entitled to overtime pay when working overtime.
Origin: From exemptus, past participle of eximo.
cut off; set apart
free, or released, from some liability to which others are subject; excepted from the operation or burden of some law; released; free; clear; privileged; -- (with from): not subject to; not liable to; as, goods exempt from execution; a person exempt from jury service
one exempted or freed from duty; one not subject
one of four officers of the Yeomen of the Royal Guard, having the rank of corporal; an Exon
to remove; to set apart
to release or deliver from some liability which others are subject to; to except or excuse from he operation of a law; to grant immunity to; to free from obligation; to release; as, to exempt from military duty, or from jury service; to exempt from fear or pain
Origin: [F. exempter. See Exempt, a.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
egz-emt′, v.t. to free, or grant immunity (with from).—adj. taken out: not liable to: released: unaffected by.—n. Exemp′tion, act of exempting: state of being exempt: freedom from any service, duty, &c.: immunity. [Fr.,—L. eximĕre, exemptum—ex, out, emĕre, to buy.]
The numerical value of exempt in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of exempt in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
No one is exempt from talking nonsense the mistake is to do it solemnly.
No man is exempt from saying silly things the mischief is to say them deliberately.
No man is exempt from saying silly things; the mischief is to say them deliberately.
Last year was an unfortunate reminder that no one is exempt from flu's most severe consequences.
And this our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in everything.
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- exemptCatalan, Valencian
- osvobozený, oproštěnýCzech
- fri, fritattNorwegian
- vrijstellen, vrijgesteldeDutch
- fri, fritatt, fritekeNorwegian Nynorsk
- fritatt, frita, fastlønnsansattNorwegian
- dispensare, dispensat, scutire, scuti, dispensa, scutitRomanian
- свободный, освобождённый, освобождать, освободитьRussian
- undantagen, befriaSwedish
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