Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun exemption

3 senses of exemption

Sense 1
exemption, freedom -- (immunity from an obligation or duty)
       => unsusceptibility, immunity -- (the state of not being susceptible; "unsusceptibility to rust")

Sense 2
exemption -- (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")
       => tax write-off, tax deduction, deduction -- (a reduction in the gross amount on which a tax is calculated; reduces taxes by the percentage fixed for the taxpayer's income bracket)

Sense 3
exemption, immunity, granting immunity -- (an act exempting someone; "he was granted immunity from prosecution")
       => release, waiver, discharge -- (a formal written statement of relinquishment)

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