1. [ noun ] immunity from an obligation or duty
Synonyms: freedom
Related terms: unsusceptibility grandfather_clause impunity amnesty diplomatic_immunity indemnity exempt
2. [ noun ] (business) a deduction allowed to a taxpayer because of his status (having certain dependents or being blind or being over 65 etc.)

"additional exemptions are allowed for each dependent"

Related terms: tax_deduction
3. [ noun ] (law) an act exempting someone
Synonyms: granting_immunity immunity

"he was granted immunity from prosecution"

Related terms: release sovereign_immunity official_immunity testimonial_immunity fix
Similar spelling:   exempt