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tax
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 11
2. A charge or burden laid upon persons or property for the support of a government.
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.
4. A sum imposed or levied upon the members of a society to defray its expenses.
5. A task exacted from one who is under control; a contribution or service, the rendering of which is imposed upon a subject.
8. A lesson to be learned; a task.
10. To assess, fix, or determine judicially, the amount of; as, to tax the cost of an action in court.
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