Definition of exempt

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • exempt is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 17
  • exempt is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 17
  • exempt is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 19

Definition of exempt


  • grant relief or an exemption from a rule or requirement to (verb)

    Examples

    1. She exempted me from the exam

    Synonyms

    1. free
    2. relieve
  • (of goods or funds) not subject to taxation (adjective)

    Examples

    1. income exempt from taxation

    Synonyms

    1. nontaxable
  • grant exemption or release to (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. excuse
    2. let off
    3. relieve
  • (of persons) freed from or not subject to an obligation or liability (as e.g. taxes) to which others or other things are subject (adjective)

    Examples

    1. a beauty somehow exempt from the aging process
    2. exempt from jury duty
    3. only the very poorest citizens should be exempt from income taxes

See definition of exempt in Merriam Webster

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