What does the word tax mean?

Usage examples for tax

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