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Meaning and definition for "tax" word

[noun] charge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government
[verb] make a charge against or accuse; "They taxed him failure to appear in court"
[verb] use to the limit; "you are taxing my patience"
[verb] levy a tax on; "The State taxes alcohol heavily"; "Clothing is not taxed in our state"
[verb] set or determine the amount of (a payment such as a fine)
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\Tax\, n. [F. taxe, fr. taxer to tax, L. taxare to touch, sharply, to feel, handle, to censure, value, estimate, fr. tangere, tactum, to touch. See {Tangent}, and cf. {Task}, {Taste}.] 1. A charge, especially a pecuniary burden which is imposed by authority. Specifically:
(a) A charge or burden laid upon persons or property for the support of a government. A farmer of taxes is, of all creditors, proverbially the most rapacious. --Macaulay.
(b) 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. Note: Taxes are {annual} or {perpetual}, {direct} or {indirect}, etc.
(c) A sum imposed or levied upon the members of a society to defray its expenses. 2. A task exacted from one who is under control; a contribution or service, the rendering of which is imposed upon a subject. 3. A disagreeable or burdensome duty or charge; as, a heavy tax on time or health. 4. Charge; censure. [Obs.] --Clarendon. 5. A lesson to be learned; a task. [Obs.] --Johnson. {Tax cart}, a spring cart subject to a low tax. [Eng.] Syn: Impost; tribute; contribution; duty; toll; rate; assessment; exaction; custom; demand.
\Tax\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Taxed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Taxing}.] [Cf. F. taxer. See {Tax}, n.] 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. We are more heavily taxed by our idleness, pride, and folly than we are taxed by government. --Franklin. 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. Men's virtues I have commended as freely as I have taxed their crimes. --Dryden. Fear not now that men should tax thine honor. --M. Arnold.

Synonyms for tax

assess, revenue enhancement, task, taxation

See also: capital gains tax | capital levy | capitation | charge | departure tax | determine | direct tax | duty | excise | excise | excise tax | extend | franchise tax | gift tax | impose | income tax | indirect tax | levy | levy | overtax | pavage | progressive tax | rates | set | single tax | special assessment | stamp duty | stamp tax | strain | surtax | tariff | tariff | transfer tax |

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Let's analyse "tax" as pure text. This string has Three letters in One syllable and One vowel. 33.3% of vowels is 5.3% less then average English word. Written in backwards: XAT. Average typing speed for these characters is 795 milliseconds. [info]

Morse code: - .- -..-


Hearts desire number calculated from vowels: tax: 1 = 1, reduced: 1 . and the final result is One.
Destiny number calculated from all letters: tax: 2 + 1 + 6 = 9, reduced: 9, and the final result is Nine.

Tarot cards

Letter Num. Tarot c. Intensity Meaning
A (1) 1 Magician Creative, Inventive, Intuitive
T (1) 20 Judgement Unswerving, Steadfast, Demanding, Forceful
X (1) 24 Queen of Wands Dependent, Caring, Sensual, Loving

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