Definition of Levy

1. Noun. A charge imposed and collected.

Specialized synonyms: Revenue Enhancement, Tax, Taxation, Tithe
Generic synonyms: Charge



2. Verb. Impose and collect. "Levy a fine"
Exact synonyms: Impose
Specialized synonyms: Toll, Tithe, Reimpose, Lay, Mulct, Tax, Distrain
Generic synonyms: Bill, Charge
Derivative terms: Imposition

3. Noun. The act of drafting into military service.
Exact synonyms: Levy En Masse
Generic synonyms: Conscription, Draft, Muster, Selective Service

4. Verb. Cause to assemble or enlist in the military. "Recruit new soldiers"
Exact synonyms: Raise, Recruit
Generic synonyms: Draft, Enlist, Muster In
Derivative terms: Recruit, Recruit, Recruiter, Recruitment

Definition of Levy

1. n. A name formerly given in Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia to the Spanish real of one eighth of a dollar (or 12½ cents), valued at eleven pence when the dollar was rated at 7s. 6d.

2. n. The act of levying or collecting by authority; as, the levy of troops, taxes, etc.

3. v. t. To raise, as a siege.

4. v. i. To seize property, real or personal, or subject it to the operation of an execution; to make a levy; as, to levy on property; the usual mode of levying, in England, is by seizing the goods.

Definition of Levy

1. Verb. To impose (a tax or fine) to collect monies due, or to confiscate property ¹

2. Verb. To draft someone into military service ¹

3. Verb. To wage war ¹

4. Noun. The act of levying ¹

5. Noun. The tax, property or people so levied ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Levy

1. to impose or collect by legal authority [v LEVIED, LEVYING, LEVIES]

Medical Definition of Levy

1. Gabrielle, French neurologist, 1886-1935. See: Roussy-Levy disease, Roussy-Levy syndrome. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Levy

levulan
levulic acid
levulin
levulinate
levulinates
levulinic
levulinic acid
levulinic acids
levulins
levulosaemia
levulosan
levulosans
levulose
levuloses
levulosuria
levy (current term)
levying
levyne
levynite
lew
lewder
lewdest
lewdly
lewdness
lewdnesses
lewdsbies
lewdsby
lewdster

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