exempt - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] 

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present tense
present participleexempting
past tenseexempted
past participleexempted
  1. to allow someone to ignore something such as a rule, obligation, or payment

    The law will exempt people over the age of 60.

    exempt someone/something from something:

    Why was he exempted from military service?