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exempt

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adjective ex·empt \ig-ˈzem(p)t\

Simple Definition of exempt

  • : not required to do something that others are required to do

Full Definition of exempt

  1. 1 obsolete :  set apart

  2. 2 :  free or released from some liability or requirement to which others are subject <was exempt from jury duty> <the estate was exempt from taxes>

Origin of exempt

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin exemptus, past participle of eximere to take out — more at example


First Known Use: 14th century


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exempt

verb ex·empt

Simple Definition of exempt

  • : to say that (someone or something) does not have to do something that others are required to do : to make (someone or something) exempt

Full Definition of exempt

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to release or deliver from some liability or requirement to which others are subject <exempted from military service>

15th Century

First Known Use of exempt

15th century

Rhymes with exempt


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exempt

noun ex·empt

Definition of exempt

  1. :  one exempted or freed from duty



1670

First Known Use of exempt

1670


EXEMPT Defined for Kids

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exempt

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adjective ex·empt \ig-ˈzempt\

Definition of exempt

  1. :  free or released from some requirement that other persons must meet or deal with <I'm exempt from the test.>




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exempt

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verb ex·empt

Definition of exempt

ex·empt·edex·empt·ing

  1. :  to release from a requirement that others must meet





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