English adjective: exempt
|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|
|Samples||A beauty somehow exempt from the aging process.|
Exempt from jury duty.
Only the very poorest citizens should be exempt from income taxes.
|Similar||excused, immune, privileged|
|2.||exempt (of goods or funds) not subject to taxation|
|Samples||The funds of nonprofit organizations are nontaxable.|
Income exempt from taxation.
|Similar||duty-free, tax-exempt, tax-free, unratable, untaxed|
English verb: exempt
|1.||exempt (social) grant relief or an exemption from a rule or requirement to|
|Samples||She exempted me from the exam.|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s somebody PP|
|Narrower (hyponym)||deregulate, derestrict, dispense, forgive, spare|
|Antonyms||enforce, implement, apply|
|2.||exempt (communication) grant exemption or release to|
|Samples||Please excuse me from this class.|
|Examples||Sam cannot exempt Sue|
|Synonyms||excuse, let off, relieve|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s somebody.|
Somebody ----s somebody PP
|Broader (hypernym)||absolve, free, justify|