[ UK /ɛɡzˈɛmpt/ ]
[ US /ɪɡˈzɛmpt/ ]
  1. grant relief or an exemption from a rule or requirement to
    She exempted me from the exam
  2. grant exemption or release to
    Please excuse me from this class
  1. (of persons) freed from or not subject to an obligation or liability (as e.g. taxes) to which others or other things are subject
    exempt from jury duty
    only the very poorest citizens should be exempt from income taxes
    a beauty somehow exempt from the aging process
  2. (of goods or funds) not subject to taxation
    the funds of nonprofit organizations are nontaxable
    income exempt from taxation
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How To Use exempt In A Sentence

  • But a family planning a wedding reception would be able to claim exemption from import duty.
  • Teachers or students so exempted may remain in the classroom and sit or stand respectfully while others participate in the ceremony.
  • Persons thus co-opted by the Senate were liable to the burden of the praetorship , and likewise those whom the Emperor ennobled, unless special exemption were granted.
  • I also grant him exemption from the two-year practical experience requirement.
  • The common characteristic of criminal summary procedure in a narrow sense is the exemption or substantial reduction of courtroom investigation procedure.
  • Wiretapped recordings obtained pursuant to Title III are ordinarily exempt from disclosure under Exemption 3.
  • Denique Regia Chrifti dignitas ex eo fplendefdt» quod Crux exempta poenis fuppliciorum, translata pft ad frontes, & cqronas Impcratorum. Theologia dogmatico-moralis secundum ordinem catechismi Concilii Tridentini
  • In Shiloh, a town of 2,200 people, billboards advertise new homes, and foundations have been laid for about 10 new buildings that remain exempt from the 10-month construction freeze. Two solitudes
  • It will be exempt from stamp duty because the transfer is not being done in return for payment. Times, Sunday Times
  • The pressure group was commenting on suggestions that the Government is considering the abolition of pensioners' prescription exemptions.
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