exemption vs freedom what difference

what is difference between exemption and freedom

English

Etymology

From Old French exemption, from Latin exemptiō, from eximō.

Noun

exemption (countable and uncountable, plural exemptions)

  1. An act of exempting.
  2. The state of being exempt; immunity.
  3. A deduction from the normal amount of taxes.
  4. Freedom from a defect or weakness.

Synonyms

  • free pass
  • get out of jail free card
  • immunity

Translations


French

Pronunciation

Noun

exemption f (plural exemptions)

  1. exemption

Synonyms

  • dispense

Further reading

  • “exemption” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).


English

Etymology

From Middle English fredom, freedom, from Old English frēodōm (freedom, state of free-will, charter, emancipation, deliverance), from Proto-West Germanic *frijadōm (freedom). Equivalent to free +‎ -dom. Cognate with North Frisian fridoem (freedom), Dutch vrijdom (freedom), Low German frīdom (freedom), Middle High German vrītuom (freedom), Norwegian fridom (freedom).

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) enPR: frē’dəm, IPA(key): /ˈfɹiːdəm/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈfɹidəm/
  • Hyphenation: free‧dom

Noun

freedom (countable and uncountable, plural freedoms)

  1. (uncountable) The state of being free, of not being imprisoned or enslaved.
  2. (countable) The lack of a specific constraint, or of constraints in general; a state of being free, unconstrained.
  3. Frankness; openness; unreservedness.
    • 1748, Samuel Richardson, Clarissa, Letter 50:
      I doubt not, that you will take amiss my freedom; but as you have deserved it from me, I shall be less and less concerned on that score, as I see you are more and more intent to show your wit at the expense of justice and compassion.
  4. Improper familiarity; violation of the rules of decorum.
    • 1828, James Hogg, Mary Burnet
      “A first love is not easily extinguished, Mr. Allanson,” said she. “You may guess from my appearance, that I have been fortunate in life; but, for all that, my first love for you has continued the same, unaltered and unchanged, and you must forgive the little freedoms I used to-day to try your affections, and the effects my appearance would have on you.”

Usage notes

  • Freedom from can be followed by various nouns, typically, fear, want, hunger, pain, hatred, disease, stress, depression, debt, poverty, necessity, violence, war, advertising, addiction, etc.

Synonyms

  • liberty
  • license
  • exemption

Antonyms

  • slavery
  • imprisonment
  • bondage
  • constraint
  • unfreedom

Derived terms

Translations

References

  • freedom at OneLook Dictionary Search
  • freedom in Keywords for Today: A 21st Century Vocabulary, edited by The Keywords Project, Colin MacCabe, Holly Yanacek, 2018.
  • freedom in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.

Anagrams

  • fordeem

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