Ex·empt, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Exempted; p. pr. & vb. n. Exempting.]
1. To remove; to set apart. [Obs.]
2. To release or deliver from some liability which others are subject to; to except or excuse from he operation of a law; to grant immunity to; to free from obligation; to release; as, to exempt from military duty, or from jury service; to exempt from fear or pain.
So snatched will not exempt us from the pain
We are by doom to pay. --Milton.