Definition of exempt:
- Cut off; set apart.
- Extraordinary; exceptional.
- 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 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.
- To remove; to set apart.
justify, forgive, apologise, unbosom, excused, relinquish, dislodge, unblock, give up, excuse, unratable, still, condone, unfreeze, acquit, ease, save, alleviate, loose, unloosen, disengage, take over, privileged, rationalize, assuage, relieve, free, salvage, salve, exonerate, rationalise, lighten, untaxed, tax-free, allay, nontaxable, duty-free, tax-exempt, resign, remedy, spare, apologize, rid, exculpate, explain, beg off, clear, dispense, let-off, immune, set free, disembarrass, unloose, palliate.
- dismiss (part of speech: verb)
- free (part of speech: adjective)
- "School History of North Carolina", John W. Moore.
After the battle of Sedan the Commandant had contributed supplies from the magazines of the fortress for the maintenance of the great mass of prisoners, and it had remained, therefore, for the time exempt from attack.- "The Franco-German War of 1870-71", Count Helmuth, von Moltke.
- "A Text-Book of the History of Painting", John C. Van Dyke.