"exempt" Definition

  1. a. Cut off; set apart.
  2. a. Extraordinary; exceptional.
  3. a. Free, or released, from some liability to which others are subject; excepted from the operation or burden of some law; released; free; clear; privileged; -- (with from): not subject to; not liable to; as, goods exempt from execution; a person exempt from jury service.
  4. n. One exempted or freed from duty; one not subject.
  5. n. One of four officers of the Yeomen of the Royal Guard, having the rank of corporal; an Exon.
  6. a. To remove; to set apart.
  7. a. To release or deliver from some liability which others are subject to; to except or excuse from he operation of a law; to grant immunity to; to free from obligation; to release; as, to exempt from military duty, or from jury service; to exempt from fear or pain.

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Position in dictionary: 35557 of 111710 words.
Word Type: a., a., a., n., n., a., a.,
Words that start with "exempt": 6
Words that end with "exempt": 1
Words that contain "exempt": 6
Next words in dictionary: exempted, exemptible, exempting, exemption, exemptitious
Previous words in dictionary: exemplifying, exemplify, exemplifier, exemplified, exemplification

English Dictionary Definition of exempt

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