Synonyms for tax

Synonyms for (noun) tax

Synonyms: revenue enhancement, tax, taxation

Definition: charge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government

Similar words: levy

Definition: a charge imposed and collected

Synonyms for (verb) tax

Synonyms: tax

Definition: make a charge against or accuse

Usage: They taxed him failure to appear in court

Similar words: charge

Definition: make an accusatory claim

Usage: The defense attorney charged that the jurors were biased


Synonyms: task, tax

Definition: use to the limit

Usage: you are taxing my patience

Similar words: extend, strain

Definition: use to the utmost; exert vigorously or to full capacity

Usage: He really extended himself when he climbed Kilimanjaro; Don't strain your mind too much


Synonyms: tax

Definition: levy a tax on

Usage: The State taxes alcohol heavily; Clothing is not taxed in our state

Similar words: impose, levy

Definition: impose and collect

Usage: levy a fine


Synonyms: tax, assess

Definition: set or determine the amount of (a payment such as a fine)

Similar words: determine, set

Definition: fix conclusively or authoritatively

Usage: set the rules