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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
tax (verb)
transitive verb
1.
to assess or determine judicially the amount of (costs in a court action)
2.
to levy a tax on
3.
obsolete to enter (a name) in a list - there went out a decree … that all the world should be taxed Luke 2:1(Authorized Version)
4.
- charge accuse taxed him with neglect of duty , also - censure
5.
to make onerous and rigorous demands on - the job taxed her strength
tax (noun)
1.
a) a charge usually of money imposed by authority on persons or property for public purposes
b) a sum levied on members of an organization to defray expenses
2.
a heavy demand
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
tax (noun)
a charge usually of money collected by the government from people or businesses for public use
SYNONYMS:
assessment, duty, imposition, impost, levy
RELATED WORDS:
direct tax, personal tax; capitation, custom(s), excise, hidden tax, income tax, poll tax, property tax, sales tax, single tax, sin tax, tariff, toll, tribute, value-added tax, withholding tax; supertax, surcharge, surtax; death tax, estate tax, inheritance tax; flat tax, proportional tax
tax (verb)
to subject (a personal quality or faculty) to often excessive stress
SYNONYMS:
strain, stretch, tax, test
RELATED WORDS:
demand, exact, importune, press, pressure, push; aggravate, agitate, annoy, bother, exasperate, gall, get (to), gnaw (at), grate, harass, harry, hassle, irk, irritate, nettle, pain, peeve, pester, rile, spite, vex
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