Exempt en

Exempt meaning

An exemption such as a tax exemption allows a certain amount of income or other value to be legally excluded to avoid or reduce taxation.


  1. (noun) One of four officers of the Yeomen of the Royal Guard, having the rank of corporal; an Exon.
  2. (a.) 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.
  3. (a.) 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. (a.) To remove; to set apart.
  5. (noun) One exempted or freed from duty; one not subject.
  6. (a.) Extraordinary; exceptional.
  7. (a.) Cut off; set apart.
Word: ex·empt
Pronunciation of exempt: ig-'zem(p)t
Function of exempt: adjective
Origin of exempt: Middle English, from Latin exemptus, past participle of eximere to take out -- more at EXAMPLE
1 obsolete : set apart
2 : free or released from some liability or requirement to which others are subject <was exempt from jury duty> <the estate was exempt from taxes>

Synonyms of exempt

Excuse, Free, Relieve,

Antonyms of exempt

Apply, Enforce, Implement, Taxable,