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Another word for impost

  1. A compulsory contribution, usually of money, that is required for the support of a government

      1. A contribution for the support of a government required of persons, groups, or businesses within the domain of that government.
      2. A fee or dues levied on the members of an organization to meet its expenses.
      3. A burdensome or excessive demand; a strain.
      1. A list or system of duties imposed by a government on imported or exported goods.
      2. A duty or duties so imposed.
      3. A schedule of prices or fees.
      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. An act or a course of action that is required of one by position, social custom, law, or religion:
      2. Required action or service:
      3. Active military service:
      1. The act of assessing; appraisal.
      2. An amount assessed, as for taxation.
  2. Something carried physically

      1. A weight or mass that is supported:
      2. The overall force to which a structure is subjected in supporting a weight or mass or in resisting externally applied forces.
      3. Something that is carried, as by a vehicle, person, or animal:
      1. To pull or drag forcibly:
      2. To transport, as with a truck or cart:
      3. To cause (oneself) to move, especially slowly or laboriously:
      1. Goods carried by a vessel or vehicle, especially by a commercial carrier; cargo.
      2. A burden; a load.
      3. Commercial transportation of goods.
      1. The freight carried by a ship, an aircraft, or another vehicle.
      1. Something that is carried.
      2. Something that is emotionally difficult to bear.
      3. A source of great worry or stress; weight: