Exempt - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪɡˈzempt|  American pronunciation of the word exempt
Brit.  |ɪɡˈzɛm(p)t|  British pronunciation of the word exempt

verb

- grant relief or an exemption from a rule or requirement to(syn: free, relieve)
- grant exemption or release to (syn: excuse, relieve)

adjective

- (of persons) freed from or not subject to an obligation or liability (as e.g. taxes) to which others or other things are subject
- (of goods or funds) not subject to taxation(syn: nontaxable)

Examples

Being very small can exempt a man from military service.

The interest is exempt from income tax.

Children are exempt from the charges.

Charities are exempted from paying the tax.

a document that exempts the owner from liability in case of accidents

She exempted me from the exam

a beauty somehow exempt from the aging process

only the very poorest citizens should be exempt from income taxes

Students are exempt from some classes in the curriculum for religious reasons.

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: exempt
he/she/it: exempts
present participle: exempting
past tense: exempted
past participle: exempted
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