(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
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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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How to use exempt in a sentence?
Under this rule, if a pastor, priest or imam speaks about issues of public or political importance, they are threatened with the loss of their tax exempt status -- a crippling financial punishment, very, very unfair. But no longer.
We are working with banks to use our strong credit rating to establish an optional supply chain financing programme to support suppliers, this programme is being piloted with several suppliers in our aluminium business, and we intend to make it more broadly available from mid-year 2016. According to a report in The Weekend Australian on Saturday, Rio Tinto's new terms will apply to all contracts valued at $ 3 million or more. Suppliers whose contracts are valued at less than $ 3 million will receive payment in 60 days. The Weekend Australian on Saturday also reported that Rio Tinto chief executive Sam Wash had written to suppliers inviting any who believed they should be exempt from the new payment terms to contact the company. Rio Tinto offers exemptions to suppliers that are registered charities, certain community and indigenous organisations and some government suppliers. Rival mining giant BHP Billiton moved to 60-day supplier payment terms about 18 months ago. A spokeswoman said on Saturday the company retained significant flexibility in terms of arrangements with small business suppliers.
We would hope that the search went on until the plane was found, the families are number one, but there's also the flying public that needs to know what happened to that aircraft. No one is exempt from that it could have been anybody. So we need to have answers. And I don't know how you just say it's gone forever.
This administration did not create a policy of separating families ... What has changed is that we no longer exempt entire classes of people who break the law.
Next we would like to use wide-body aircraft to fly to destinations that exempt visa requirement for the Chinese.
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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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