|1.||[ noun ] (government) charge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government|
|Related terms:||levy duty rate income_tax excise gift_tax indirect_tax pavage capital_levy progressive_tax special_assessment single_tax transfer_tax stamp_tax franchise_tax capital_gains_tax direct_tax departure_tax rates capitation deductible withholding budget_items imposition collector unearned_income disposable_income hidden_tax deductible regressive charge net_estate progressive|
|2.||[ verb ] (government) levy a tax on|
"The State taxes alcohol heavily" "Clothing is not taxed in our state"
|Related terms:||levy overtax tariff excise surtax taxer taxation|
|3.||[ verb ] determine the court costs of; in court actions|
|Related terms:||determine assess assessment|
|4.||[ verb ] (law) make a charge against or accuse|
"They taxed him failure to appear in court"
|5.||[ verb ] use to the limit|
"you are taxing my patience"