Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun tax

1 sense of tax

Sense 1
tax, taxation, revenue enhancement -- (charge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government)
       => levy -- (a charge imposed and collected)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb tax

4 senses of tax

Sense 1
tax -- (levy a tax on; "The State taxes alcohol heavily"; "Clothing is not taxed in our state")
       => levy, impose -- (impose and collect; "levy a fine")

Sense 2
tax, assess -- (set or determine the amount of (a payment such as a fine))
       => determine, set -- (fix conclusively or authoritatively; "set the rules")

Sense 3
tax, task -- (use to the limit; "you are taxing my patience")
       => strain, extend -- (use to the utmost; exert vigorously or to full capacity; "He really extended himself when he climbed Kilimanjaro"; "Don't strain your mind too much")

Sense 4
tax -- (make a charge against or accuse; "They taxed him failure to appear in court")
       => charge -- (make an accusatory claim; "The defense attorney charged that the jurors were biased")

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