(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"
(of goods or funds) not subject to taxation
"the funds of nonprofit organizations are nontaxable"; "income exempt from taxation"
exempt, relieve, free(verb)
grant relief or an exemption from a rule or requirement to
"She exempted me from the exam"
unloosen, unfreeze, unloose, ease, salvage, release, resign, save, unblock, disembarrass, rid, liberate, still, unbosom, take over, salve, allay, give up, justify, let off, absolve, palliate, excuse, relieve, assuage, relinquish, remedy, alleviate, dislodge, discharge, free, disengage, lighten, loose
excuse, relieve, let off, exempt(verb)
grant exemption or release to
"Please excuse me from this class"
justify, condone, apologise, explain, relieve, unbosom, allay, rationalize, excuse, beg off, palliate, free, ease, let off, apologize, rationalise, assuage, alleviate, salve, remedy, salvage, take over, still, lighten, save, pardon
English Synonyms and Antonyms
To absolve, in the strict sense, is to set free from any bond. One may be absolved from a promise by a breach of faith on the part of one to whom the promise was made. To absolve from sins is formally to remit their condemnation and penalty, regarded as a bond upon the soul. "Almighty God ... pardoneth and absolveth all those who truly repent, and unfeignedly believe his holy Gospel." Book of Common Prayer, Declar. of Absol. To acquit of sin or crime is to free from the accusation of it, pronouncing one guiltless; the innocent are rightfully acquitted; the guilty may be mercifully absolved. Compare PARDON.
One is absolved from (rarely of) a promise, a sin, etc.
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But at the same time, if I’m president of the United States, no church, synagogue or mosque is going to lose its tax-exempt status because the tenets of their faith do not allow them to perform a same-sex marriage. there is nothing under our law that compels a rabbi, minister or pastor of any kind to perform a marriage that that person doesn’t want to perform.
Concerned Women for America will see people of faith lose their jobs, pastors will be sued, churches will lose their tax exempt status, now is the time for Concerned Women for America to speak up. Concerned Women for America must obey God. Concerned Women for America are not willing to bend one knee to man.
Next we would like to use wide-body aircraft to fly to destinations that exempt visa requirement for the Chinese.
Anybody that thinks we are going to be exempt from this kind of terrorism in America is more optimistic than I think is justified, i realize it is going to cost some money, but we have to think about doing that kind of thing because an attack can happen tomorrow; it can happen anywhere.
There is certain power you gain being exempt from capitalist companies that UPC or ISBN the mark of the beast on your forehead and treat you like their favorite prostitute.
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- exemptCatalan, Valencian
- osvobozený, oproštěnýCzech
- fri, fritattNorwegian
- vrijstellen, vrijgesteldeDutch
- fri, fritatt, fritekeNorwegian Nynorsk
- fritatt, frita, fastlønnsansattNorwegian
- dispensare, dispensat, scutire, scuti, dispensa, scutitRomanian
- свободный, освобождённый, освобождать, освободитьRussian
- undantagen, befriaSwedish
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