HyperDic: exempt

English > 4 senses of the word exempt:
ADJECTIVEallexempt(of persons) freed from or not subject to an obligation or liability (as e.g. taxes) to which others or other things are subject
allexempt, nontaxable(of goods or funds) not subject to taxation
VERBsocialexempt, relieve, freegrant relief or an exemption from a rule or requirement to
communicationexempt, excuse, relieve, let offgrant exemption or release to
exempt > pronunciation
Soundsihgzeh'mpt
Rhymesattempt ... unkempt: 6 rhymes with ehmpt...
English > exempt: 4 senses > adjective 1
Meaning(of persons) freed from or not subject to an obligation or liability (as e.g. taxes) to which others or other things are subject.
Examples
  • "a beauty somehow exempt from the aging process"
  • "exempt from jury duty"
  • "only the very poorest citizens should be exempt from income taxes"
Narrowerexcusedgranted exemption
immuneSecure against
privilegednot subject to usual rules or penalties
See alsonontaxable, exempt(of goods or funds) not subject to taxation
Oppositenonexempt(of persons) not exempt from an obligation or liability
Spanishexento, libre
Catalanexempt, lliure
English > exempt: 4 senses > adjective 2
Meaning(of goods or funds) not subject to taxation.
Example "income exempt from taxation"
Synonymnontaxable
Narrowerduty-freeexempt from duty
tax-exempt, tax-free, untaxed(of goods or funds) not taxed
unratablenot subject to locally assessed property taxes
See alsoexempt(of persons) freed from or not subject to an obligation or liability (as e.g. taxes) to which others or other things are subject
Oppositetaxable, nonexempt(of goods or funds) subject to taxation
English > exempt: 4 senses > verb 1, social
Meaninggrant relief or an exemption from a rule or requirement to.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody PP
Example"She exempted me from the exam"
Synonymsrelieve, free
NarrowerderegulateLift the regulations on
derestrictmake free from restrictions
dispensegrant a dispensation
forgiveabsolve from payment
sparesave or relieve from an experience or action
Oppositeenforce, implement, applyensure observance of laws and rules
Spanishexonerar, liberar
Catalanalleugerir, alliberar, deslliurar
Nounsexemptionimmunity from an obligation or duty
English > exempt: 4 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaninggrant exemption or release to.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody PP
ModelSam cannot exempt Sue
Synonymsexcuse, relieve, let off
Narrowerfrankexempt by means of an official pass or letter, as from customs or other checks
Broaderabsolve, freelet off the hook
Spanishdispensar, excusar, eximir, liberar
Catalandisculpar, dispensar, eximir

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