Noun exemption has 3 senses
  1. exemption, freedom - immunity from an obligation or duty
    --1 is a kind of unsusceptibility, immunity
    --1 has particulars:
     amnesty; diplomatic immunity; indemnity; impunity; grandfather clause
    Derived form: verb exempt1
  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"
    --2 is a kind of
    tax write-off, tax deduction, deduction
  3. exemption, immunity, granting immunity - an act exempting someone; "he was granted immunity from prosecution"
    --3 is a kind of release, waiver, discharge
    --3 has particulars:
     fix; official immunity; sovereign immunity; use immunity, testimonial immunity