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impose
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 6
1. A command; injunction.
Part of Speech: verb
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To lay on; to set or place; to put; to deposit.
2. To lay as a charge, burden, tax, duty, obligation, command, penalty, etc.; to enjoin; to levy; to inflict; as, to impose a toll or tribute.
3. To lay on, as the hands, in the religious rites of confirmation and ordination.
4. To arrange in proper order on a table of stone or metal and lock up in a chase for printing; - said of columns or pages of type, forms, etc.
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