verb (used with object)
Origin of exempt
Examples from the Web for exempted
He told me, apparently incorrectly, that aid to Israel would be exempted from sequester, so "you should be happy."
In January, Obama announced a three-year freeze on discretionary spending, but exempted defense altogether.
If other nations purchasing American arms could find pen and ink to sign, why should India be exempted?
We have seen that vessels engaged in fishing were exempted from the harbor duty.A short history of Rhode Island|George Washington Greene
They have exempted no classes from military services; they have honored and exalted the army more than any other interest.Beacon Lights of History, Volume VIII|John Lord
The king ought very likely to have exempted this man from his wrath; for he seems to say, “I should like to come, but—!”Wit and Humor of the Bible|Marion D. Shutter
In Georgia the sellers of wines who are also manufacturers thereof are exempted from paying any license.
In order to gain the good wishes of his people, he exempted many from paying tribute, and made a vast many promises.The Memoirs of the Conquistador Bernal Diaz del Castillo, Vol 2 (of 2)|Bernal Diaz del Castillo