Pronunciation: tăks
n.1.A charge, especially a pecuniary burden which is imposed by authority.
2.A charge or burden laid upon persons or property for the support of a government.
2.A task exacted from one who is under control; a contribution or service, the rendering of which is imposed upon a subject.
3.Especially, the sum laid upon specific things, as upon polls, lands, houses, income, etc.; as, a land tax; a window tax; a tax on carriages, and the like.
3.A disagreeable or burdensome duty or charge; as, a heavy tax on time or health.
4.A sum imposed or levied upon the members of a society to defray its expenses.
4.Charge; censure.
5.A lesson to be learned; a task.
Tax cart
a spring cart subject to a low tax.
v. t.1.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.
[imp. & p. p. Taxed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Taxing.]
2.(Law) To assess, fix, or determine judicially, the amount of; as, to tax the cost of an action in court.
3.To charge; to accuse; also, to censure; - often followed by with, rarely by of before an indirect object; as, to tax a man with pride.
I tax you, you elements, with unkindness.
- Shak.
Fear not now that men should tax thine honor.
- M. Arnold.
Noun1.tax - charge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government
Verb1.tax - levy a tax on; "The State taxes alcohol heavily"; "Clothing is not taxed in our state"
2.tax - set or determine the amount of (a payment such as a fine)
Synonyms: assess
3.tax - use to the limit; "you are taxing my patience"
Synonyms: task
4.tax - make a charge against or accuse; "They taxed him failure to appear in court"
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