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ex·empt

 (ĭg-zĕmpt′)
tr.v. ex·empt·ed, ex·empt·ing, ex·empts
1. To free from an obligation, duty, or liability to which others are subject: exempting the disabled from military service.
2. Obsolete To set apart; isolate.
adj.
1. Freed from an obligation, duty, or liability to which others are subject; excused: persons exempt from jury duty; income exempt from taxation; a beauty somehow exempt from the aging process.
2. Not subject to certain federal workplace laws or protections, especially those requiring overtime compensation: exempt employees.
3. Obsolete Set apart; isolated.
n.
One who is exempted from an obligation, duty, or liability.

[Middle English exempten, from Old French exempter, from exempt, exempt, from Latin exemptus, past participle of eximere, to take out; see example.]

ex·empt′i·ble adj.

exempt

(ɪɡˈzɛmpt)
vb
(tr) to release from an obligation, liability, tax, etc; excuse: to exempt a soldier from drill.
adj (sometimes postpositive)
1. freed from or not subject to an obligation, liability, tax, etc; excused: exempt gilts; tax-exempt bonus.
2. obsolete set apart; remote
n
a person who is exempt from an obligation, tax, etc
[C14: from Latin exemptus removed, from eximere to take out, from emere to buy, obtain]
exˈemption n

ex•empt

(ɪgˈzɛmpt)

v.t.
1. to free from an obligation or liability to which others are subject; release: to exempt a student from an examination.
adj.
2. released from, or not subject to, an obligation, liability, etc.: organizations exempt from taxes.
n.
3. a person who is exempt from an obligation.
[1325–75; Middle English < Old French < Latin exemptus, past participle of eximere to take out, free =ex- ex-1 + -imere, comb. form of emere to buy, orig., to take]
ex•empt′i•ble, adj.

exempt


Past participle: exempted
Gerund: exempting

Imperative
exempt
exempt
Present
I exempt
you exempt
he/she/it exempts
we exempt
you exempt
they exempt
Preterite
I exempted
you exempted
he/she/it exempted
we exempted
you exempted
they exempted
Present Continuous
I am exempting
you are exempting
he/she/it is exempting
we are exempting
you are exempting
they are exempting
Present Perfect
I have exempted
you have exempted
he/she/it has exempted
we have exempted
you have exempted
they have exempted
Past Continuous
I was exempting
you were exempting
he/she/it was exempting
we were exempting
you were exempting
they were exempting
Past Perfect
I had exempted
you had exempted
he/she/it had exempted
we had exempted
you had exempted
they had exempted
Future
I will exempt
you will exempt
he/she/it will exempt
we will exempt
you will exempt
they will exempt
Future Perfect
I will have exempted
you will have exempted
he/she/it will have exempted
we will have exempted
you will have exempted
they will have exempted
Future Continuous
I will be exempting
you will be exempting
he/she/it will be exempting
we will be exempting
you will be exempting
they will be exempting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been exempting
you have been exempting
he/she/it has been exempting
we have been exempting
you have been exempting
they have been exempting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been exempting
you will have been exempting
he/she/it will have been exempting
we will have been exempting
you will have been exempting
they will have been exempting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been exempting
you had been exempting
he/she/it had been exempting
we had been exempting
you had been exempting
they had been exempting
Conditional
I would exempt
you would exempt
he/she/it would exempt
we would exempt
you would exempt
they would exempt
Past Conditional
I would have exempted
you would have exempted
he/she/it would have exempted
we would have exempted
you would have exempted
they would have exempted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.exempt - grant relief or an exemption from a rule or requirement to; "She exempted me from the exam"
derestrict - make free from restrictions
deregulate - lift the regulations on
dispense - grant a dispensation; grant an exemption; "I was dispensed from this terrible task"
forgive - absolve from payment; "I forgive you your debt"
spare - save or relieve from an experience or action; "I'll spare you from having to apologize formally"
enforce, implement, apply - ensure observance of laws and rules; "Apply the rules to everyone";
2.exempt - grant exemption or release to; "Please excuse me from this class"
frank - exempt by means of an official pass or letter, as from customs or other checks
absolve, justify, free - let off the hook; "I absolve you from this responsibility"
Adj.1.exempt - (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"
nonexempt - (of persons) not exempt from an obligation or liability
2.exempt - (of goods or funds) not subject to taxation; "the funds of nonprofit organizations are nontaxable"; "income exempt from taxation"
exempt - (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"

exempt

adjective
1. immune, free, excepted, excused, released, spared, clear, discharged, liberated, not subject to, absolved, not liable to Men in college were exempt from military service.
immune subject, responsible, liable, accountable, answerable, obligated, chargeable
verb
1. grant immunity, free, except, excuse, release, spare, relieve, discharge, liberate, let off, exonerate, absolve Companies with fewer than 55 employees would be exempted from these requirements.

exempt

verb
To free from an obligation or duty:
Translations
مُسْتَثْنىمُعْفى مِن
oproštěnýosvobozený
fritagefritaget
vapauttaa
leysa undan, veita undanòágu fráundanòeginn
atleistas
atbrīvotatbrīvots
nepodliehajúci
muafmuaf tutmak

exempt

[ɪgˈzempt]
A. ADJexento (from de) to be exempt from payingestar exento de pagar
exempt from taxlibre de impuestos
B. VT to exempt sth/sb (from sth/from doing sth)eximir algo/a algn (de algo/de hacer algo), dispensar algo/a algn (de algo/de hacer algo)

exempt

[ɪgˈzɛmpt]
adj
exempt from → exempté(e) de, dispensé(e) de
vt
to exempt sb from sth [+ duty, obligation] → exempter qn de qch, dispenser qn de qch

exempt

adjbefreit (from von); diplomats are exemptDiplomaten sind ausgenommen; could I be made exempt (from that)?könnte ich davon befreit werden?
vt person, businessbefreien; to exempt somebody from doing somethingjdn davon befreien, etw zu tun; to exempt something from a banetw von einem Verbot ausnehmen

exempt

[ɪgˈzɛmpt]
1. adj exempt (from) (person, from tax) → esentato/a (da); (000, from military service) → esonerato/a (da); (goods) → esente (da)
2. vt to exempt (from) (see adj) → esentare (da), esonerare (da)

exempt

(igˈzempt) verb
to free (a person) from a duty that other people have to carry out. He was exempted from military service.
adjective
free (from a duty etc). Children under 16 are exempt from the usual charges for dental treatment.
exˈemption (-ʃən) noun
References in classic literature ?
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for so the popular vote Inclines, here to continue, and build up here A growing Empire; doubtless; while we dream, And know not that the King of Heav'n hath doom'd This place our dungeon, not our safe retreat Beyond his Potent arm, to live exempt From Heav'ns high jurisdiction, in new League Banded against his Throne, but to remaine In strictest bondage, though thus far remov'd, Under th' inevitable curb, reserv'd His captive multitude: For he, be sure, In highth or depth, still first and last will Reign Sole King, and of his Kingdom loose no part By our revolt, but over Hell extend His Empire, and with Iron Scepter rule Us here, as with his Golden those in Heav'n.
Yet shall we not pretend that they were exempt from the common laws of mortality, or entirely free from all the errors of their age.
By these considerations I was induced to seek some other method which would comprise the advantages of the three and be exempt from their defects.
It will accordingly appear, that though not exempt from a similar catastrophe, it by no means equally deserved it.
The public money expended on such places, and the public property deposited in them, requires that they should be exempt from the authority of the particular State.
Nearly all Alencon believed this life to be exempt from ambitions and serious interests; but no man has a life as simple as envious neighbors attribute to him.
Noirtier -- for it was, indeed, he who entered -- looked after the servant until the door was closed, and then, fearing, no doubt, that he might be overheard in the ante-chamber, he opened the door again, nor was the precaution useless, as appeared from the rapid retreat of Germain, who proved that he was not exempt from the sin which ruined our first parents.
The general repose, however, upon which I have just been descanting, was broken in upon about this time by an event which proved that the islanders were not entirely exempt from those occurrences which disturb the quiet of more civilized communities.
Grant so happily blended the universally received opinions of the Christian faith with the dogmas of his own church that, although none were entirely exempt from the influence of his reasons, very few took any alarm at the innovation.
Before he had gone a hundred paces he found his companions, who were whispering with a volubility which did not appear exempt from uneasiness, but he made them a sign which seemed to reassure them.
1) To whatever degree we may imagine a man to be exempt from the influence of the external world, we never get a conception of freedom in space.