Associations to the word «Exempt»


EXEMPT, adjective. Free from a duty or obligation.
EXEMPT, adjective. (of an employee or his position) Not entitled to overtime pay when working overtime.
EXEMPT, adjective. (obsolete) Cut off; set apart.
EXEMPT, adjective. (obsolete) Extraordinary; exceptional.
EXEMPT, noun. One who has been released from something.
EXEMPT, noun. (historical) A type of French police officer.
EXEMPT, noun. (UK) One of four officers of the Yeomen of the Royal Guard, having the rank of corporal; an exon.
EXEMPT, verb. (transitive) To grant (someone) freedom or immunity from.

Dictionary definition

EXEMPT, verb. Grant relief or an exemption from a rule or requirement to; "She exempted me from the exam".
EXEMPT, verb. Grant exemption or release to; "Please excuse me from this class".
EXEMPT, adjective. (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. (of goods or funds) not subject to taxation; "the funds of nonprofit organizations are nontaxable"; "income exempt from taxation".

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