tax

Part of speech: verb

To impose a tax upon.

Part of speech: verb

To subject to a severe strain.

Part of speech: verb

To ask as a price.

Part of speech: noun

A compulsory contribution for the support of government; any assessment.

Part of speech: noun

A heavy demand upon one's resources.

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Usage examples "tax":

  1. The people shall only obey, pay tax, and do service. - "German Culture Past and Present", Ernest Belfort Bax.
  2. Neither ought she then to be subject to a tax on it. - "The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus", American Anti-Slavery Society.
  3. No longer would Frances cry over income tax returns, no longer would money worry her. - "Gilbert Keith Chesterton", Maisie Ward.