Definition of Tax

1. Noun. Charge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government.




2. Verb. Levy a tax on. "Clothing is not taxed in our state"
Generic synonyms: Impose, Levy
Specialized synonyms: Excise, Tariff, Surtax, Overtax
Derivative terms: Taxable, Taxation, Taxation, Taxation, Taxer

3. Verb. Set or determine the amount of (a payment such as a fine).
Exact synonyms: Assess
Generic synonyms: Determine, Set
Related verbs: Assess
Derivative terms: Assessment

4. Verb. Use to the limit. "You are taxing my patience"
Exact synonyms: Task
Generic synonyms: Extend, Strain

5. Verb. Make a charge against or accuse. "They taxed him failure to appear in court"
Generic synonyms: Charge

Definition of Tax

1. n. A charge, especially a pecuniary burden which is imposed by authority.

2. v. t. To subject to the payment of a tax or taxes; to impose a tax upon; to lay a burden upon; especially, to exact money from for the support of government.

Definition of Tax

1. Noun. Money paid to the government other than for transaction-specific goods and services. ¹

2. Noun. A burdensome demand. ¹

3. Verb. (transitive) To impose and collect a tax from (a person). ¹

4. Verb. (transitive) To impose and collect a tax on (something). ¹

5. Verb. (transitive) To make excessive demands on. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tax

1. to place a tax (a charge imposed by authority for public purposes) on [v -ED, -ING, -ES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tax

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tax (current term)
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