The definition of exempt is you are excused from a rule or an obligation imposed on others.(adjective)
An example of exempt is when everyone else is required to get to a meeting ten minutes early, but you are not required to do so.
See exempt in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME exempten < Anglo-Fr exempter < L exemptus, pp. of eximere, to take out: see example
Origin: L exemptus
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transitive verb ex·empt·ed, ex·empt·ing, ex·empts
Origin: Middle English exempten
Origin: , from Old French exempter
Origin: , from exempt, exempt
Origin: , from Latin exemptus
Origin: , past participle of eximere, to take out; see example.
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