exempt-v; 1 Senses

Sense Number 1: free from a requirement or liability

He exempted the institution on the basis of the lack of precedent in the case.
The law exempts food from sales tax.
He exempted hotels from the evacuation order.
A score of 1070 or higher will exempt students from TSI testing in reading and writing.

VerbNet: NP
FrameNet: NP
PropBank: exempt.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2