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Definition of exempt:

  1. Cut off; set apart.
  2. Extraordinary; exceptional.
  3. 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. One exempted or freed from duty; one not subject.
  5. One of four officers of the Yeomen of the Royal Guard, having the rank of corporal; an Exon.
  6. 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.
  7. To remove; to set apart.

Synonyms:

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.

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