tax
Pronunciation Noun

tax

  1. Money paid to the government other than for transaction-specific goods and services.
    Synonyms: impost, tribute, contribution, duty, toll, rate, assessment, exaction, custom, demand, levy
    Antonyms: subsidy
  2. (figurative, uncountable) A burdensome demand.
    a heavy tax on time or health
  3. A task exacted from one who is under control; a contribution or service, the rendering of which is imposed upon a subject.
  4. (obsolete) charge; censure
  5. (obsolete) A lesson to be learned.
Translations Verb

tax (taxes, present participle taxing; past and past participle taxed)

  1. (transitive) To impose and collect a tax from (a person or company).
    Some think to tax the wealthy is the fairest.
  2. (transitive) To impose and collect a tax on (something).
    Some think to tax wealth is destructive of a private sector.
  3. (transitive) To make excessive demands on.
    Do not tax my patience.
  4. (transitive) To accuse.
  5. (transitive) To examine accounts in order to allow or disallow items.
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