Definitions of exemption

  1. an act exempting someone; "he was granted immunity from prosecution" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. The act of exempting; the state of being exempt; freedom from any charge, burden, evil, etc., to which others are subject; immunity; privilege; as, exemption of certain articles from seizure; exemption from military service; exemption from anxiety, suffering, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Act of releasing, or state of being released, from some duty or obligation. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. The act of exempting: the state of being exempt: freedom from any service, charge, burden, tax, evil, or requisition, to which others are subject: immunity: privilege: as, exemption from feudal servitude; exemption from pain, sorrow, or death; "The Roman laws gave particular exemptions to such as built ships or traded in corn."-Arbuthnot: in the R. C. Church, a dispensation occasionally granted by the pope to clergymen, and more rarely to laymen, to exempt them from the authority of their ordinaries. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5. Freedom; immunity. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. The act of exempting; the state of being exempt; immunity. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

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Usage examples for exemption

  1. You could have claimed exemption if you'd wanted to, an' you know it. – The Bad Man by Charles Hanson Towne
  2. " But," he said, " I have no power to give him exemption from Custom House control." – Round the World in Seven Days by Herbert Strang