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Another word for exaction

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Noun
  1. The act of demanding

      1. A formal written request for something needed.
      2. A necessity; a requirement.
      3. The state or condition of being needed or put into service.
      1. To ask for urgently or peremptorily:
      2. To claim as just or due:
      3. To ask to be informed of:
      1. To shed tears, especially as a result of strong emotion such as grief, sorrow, pain, or joy.
      2. To call loudly; shout.
      3. To utter a characteristic sound or call. Used of an animal.
      1. To demand, ask for, or take as one's own or one's due:
      2. To take in a violent manner as if by right:
      3. To state to be true, especially when open to question; assert or maintain:
      1. To say in a loud voice; announce:
      2. To demand or ask for the presence of:
      3. To demand or ask for a meeting of; convene or convoke:
    See also:

    request

  2. A fixed amount of money charged for a privilege or service

      1. A fixed charge or tax for a privilege, especially for passage across a bridge or along a road.
      2. A charge for a service, such as a telephone call to another country.
      3. An amount or extent of loss or destruction, as of life, health, or property:
      1. A fixed sum charged, as by an institution or by law, for a privilege:
      2. A charge for professional services:
      3. A tip; a gratuity.
      1. To impose a duty, responsibility, or obligation on:
      2. To instruct or urge authoritatively; command:
      3. To instruct (a jury) about the law, its application, and the weighing of evidence.

Another word for exaction

Noun
  1. Extortion

      1. Extortion of money or something else of value from a person by the threat of exposing a criminal act or discreditable information.
      2. Something of value, especially money, extorted in this manner:
      3. Tribute formerly paid to freebooters along the Scottish border for protection from pillage.
      1. Of government: the action of forcibly divesting another of a property interest, as by eminent domain. Of government: the action of forcibly divesting another of a property interest, as by eminent domain.
      1. Present participle of levy.
      2. The act by which something is levied.
      1. To ask for urgently or peremptorily:
      2. To claim as just or due:
      3. To ask to be informed of:
  2. Something exacted

      1. To impose (a tax or fine, for example) on someone.
      2. To impose a tax, fine, or other punishment on (a person or business).
      3. To enlist or conscript into military service:
      1. The release of property or a person in return for payment of a demanded price.
      2. The price or payment demanded or paid for such release.
      3. A redemption from sin and its consequences.
      1. A fixed charge or tax for a privilege, especially for passage across a bridge or along a road.
      2. A charge for a service, such as a telephone call to another country.
      3. An amount or extent of loss or destruction, as of life, health, or property:
      1. A fixed sum charged, as by an institution or by law, for a privilege:
      2. A charge for professional services:
      3. A tip; a gratuity.
    See also:

    tax

    bribe