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exempt meaning and definition

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Definition of exempt (verb)

  1. grant relief or an exemption from a rule or requirement to
  2. grant exemption or release to

EXEMPT adjective

Definition of exempt (adjective)

  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
    • "a beauty somehow exempt from the aging process"; "exempt from jury duty"; "only the very poorest citizens should be exempt from income taxes"
    • antonym: nonexempt
  2. (of goods or funds) not subject to taxation
    • "the funds of nonprofit organizations are nontaxable"; "income exempt from taxation"
    • synonyms: nontaxable
    • antonym: nonexempt
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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