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tax

noun

1 tax

Charge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government.

synonyms: revenue enhancement, taxation.

Roget 812: price, amount, cost, expense, prime cost, charge, figure; demand, damage; fare, hire, wages etc. (remuneration) ... show more

Dutch: belasting, census, impost, rijksbelasting, schatting, taks
Polish: danina, opodatkowanie, podatek



verb

1 tax

Levy a tax on.

Roget 811: keep accounts, enter, post, book, credit, debit, carry over; take stock; balance accounts, make up accounts, square accounts, settle accounts, wind up accounts, ... show more

Roget 938: accuse, charge, tax, impute, twit, taunt with, reproach.    brand with reproach; stigmatize, slur; cast a stone at, cast a slur on; incriminate, criminate; ... show more

Roget 813: discount, bate; abate, rebate; reduce, price down, mark down take off, allow, give, make allowance; tax.   

Roget 765: request, ask; beg, crave, sue, pray, petition, solicit, invite, pop the question, make bold to ask; beg leave, beg a boon; ... show more

Roget 744: compel, force, make, drive, coerce, constrain, enforce, necessitate, oblige.    force upon, press; cram down the throat, thrust down the throat, force down the throat; ... show more

Roget 461: make inquiry etc. n.; inquire, ask, seek, search.    look for, look about for, look out for; scan, reconnoiter, explore, sound, ... show more

2 tax

Set or determine the amount of (a payment such as a fine).

synonym: assess.

3 tax

Use to the limit:
— You are taxing my patience.

synonym: task.

Roget 741: command, order, decree, enact, ordain, dictate, direct, give orders.    prescribe, set, appoint, mark out; set a task, prescribe a task, ... show more

Roget 688: be fatigued etc. adj.; yawn etc. (get sleepy) 683; droop, sink, flag; lose breath, lose wind; gasp, pant, ... show more

Roget 677: use, make use of, employ, put to use; put in action, put in operation, put in practice; set in motion, set to work.    ply, work, wield, handle, manipulate; ... show more

4 tax

Make a charge against or accuse.


Moby thesaurus: accuse, allege, arraign, article, ask, assess, assessment, bear hard upon, blackmail, boodle, book, bring accusation, bring charges, bring to book, burden, burden with, burthen, busy, call, call for ... show more.

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