Definitions for exemptɪgˈzɛmpt

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. exempt(adj)

    (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"

  2. nontaxable, exempt(verb)

    (of goods or funds) not subject to taxation

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

  3. exempt, relieve, free(verb)

    grant relief or an exemption from a rule or requirement to

    "She exempted me from the exam"

  4. excuse, relieve, let off, exempt(verb)

    grant exemption or release to

    "Please excuse me from this class"

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  1. exempt(Noun)

    One who has been released from something.

  2. exempt(Verb)

    To grant (someone) freedom or immunity from.

  3. exempt(Adjective)

    Free from a duty or obligation.

  4. exempt(Adjective)

    Not entitled to overtime pay when working overtime.

  5. Origin: From exemptus, past participle of eximo.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Exempt(adj)

    cut off; set apart

  2. Exempt(adj)

    extraordinary; exceptional

  3. Exempt(adj)

    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

  4. Exempt(noun)

    one exempted or freed from duty; one not subject

  5. Exempt(noun)

    one of four officers of the Yeomen of the Royal Guard, having the rank of corporal; an Exon

  6. Exempt(adj)

    to remove; to set apart

  7. Exempt(adj)

    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

  8. Origin: [F. exempter. See Exempt, a.]


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