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Another word for tax

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

  2. A duty or responsibility that is a source of anxiety, worry, or hardship

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  1. To place a burden or heavy load on

      1. To treat (thread or fabric) with a solution of metallic salts, in order to increase its weight
      2. (Sports) To assign to (a horse) the weight it must carry as a handicap in a race.
      3. (Statistics) To assign a weight to in a frequency distribution
      1. To load or encumber, as with a burden
      2. To get into a saddle; mount a horse. Often used with up.
      3. To load or burden; encumber:
      1. To receive a charge of ammunition
      2. (Games) To make (dice) heavier on one side by adding weight.
      3. To weigh down with or as with a heavy load; burden; oppress
      1. To burden or oppress; weigh down.
      2. To load with or as if with cargo.
      3. To load
      1. To transport as or send by freight
      2. To load with freight
      3. To load; burden
      1. To hold back the motion or action of, as with a burden; hinder; hamper
      2. To add a legal claim or other obligation
      3. To load or weigh down, as with claims, debts, etc.; burden
      1. To hinder by obstruction or interference; hamper
      2. To burden in a troublesome way
      3. (Dated) To slow down, to hinder, to burden.
      1. (Electricity) To cause formation of a net electric charge on or in (a conductor, for example).
      2. To hold financially liable; demand payment from:
      3. (--- Sports) To bump (an opponent) so as to knock off balance or gain control of the ball, as in soccer.
      1. To put a burden on; load; weigh down; oppress
      2. To load or overload.
      3. To cause difficulty or distress to; distress or oppress.
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  2. To force to work

      1. To make productive; cultivate:
      2. To bring to a specified condition by gradual or repeated effort or work:
      3. To function; operate:
      1. (Archaic) To subject to strain or hardship:
      2. To assign a task to or impose a task on:
      3. To assign a task to; require or demand a piece of work of
      1. (--- Baseball) To cause (a run or runner) to be scored by batting. Often used with in.
      2. To carry through vigorously to a conclusion:
      3. To traverse in a vehicle:
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  3. To make an accusation against

      1. To accuse of wrongdoing or criticize severely:
      2. To charge with the commission of a crime; esp., to make a formal accusation against on the basis of positive legal evidence
      3. (Law) To charge (a party) by indictment.
      1. To accuse of a crime or other wrongful act.
      2. To cause to appear guilty of a crime or fault; implicate:
      3. To charge with a crime; accuse
      1. (Obs.) To announce, esp. in a menacing way
      2. To accuse publicly; inform against
      3. To give formal notice of the ending of (a treaty, armistice, etc.)
      1. To add an electrical charge to (a battery, etc.)
      2. To load to capacity; fill:
      3. To excite; rouse:
      1. To officially charge someone in a court of law.
      2. To call to account; accuse:
      3. (Law) To call (an accused person) before a criminal court to hear and answer the charge made against him or her.
      1. To make a charge of wrongdoing against another.
      2. To bring formal charges against (of doing wrong, breaking the law, etc.)
      3. To charge with a shortcoming or error.
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  4. To criticize for a fault or an offense

Another word for tax

  1. A pecuniary levy

      1. Charges or costs met with in running a business, doing one's work, maintaining property, etc.
      2. An expenditure of money; a cost:
      3. Financial cost; fee; charge
      1. Something contributed, as money to a charity or a poem to a magazine
      2. An article or other work submitted for publication.
      3. A payment exacted for a special purpose; an impost or a levy.
      1. Amount of money, time, etc. that is required or used.
      2. (Law) Charges incurred in bringing litigation, including court fees and charges that may be payable by the losing party, but usually not including attorneys' fees.
      3. An amount paid or required in payment for a purchase; a price.
      1. The cost, as in life, labor, sacrifice, etc., of obtaining some benefit or advantage
      2. A reward offered for the capture or killing of a person:
      3. The cost at which something is obtained:
      1. A social, legal, or moral requirement, such as a duty, contract, or promise, that compels one to follow or avoid a particular course of action:
      2. The state, fact, or feeling of being indebted to another for a special service or favor received:
      3. The constraining power of a promise, contract, law, or sense of duty:
      1. A measure of a part with respect to a whole; a proportion:
      2. A charge or payment calculated in relation to a particular sum or quantity:
      3. The cost per unit of a commodity or service:
      1. The departure from electrical neutrality at a point, or in a region, as by the accumulation, or deficit, of electrical particles: more electrons than normal produce a negative charge; fewer, a positive charge
      2. Expense; cost:
      3. The cost or price of an article, service, etc.
      1. (Music) The location in a musical score that indicates the end of the piece, particularly when the piece ends somewhere in the middle of the score due to a section of the music being repeated.
      2. A sum of money paid to settle a matter; esp., a sum required to be paid as punishment or penalty for an offense
      3. A finish; end; conclusion: obs. except in in fine (see phrase below)
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  2. A burden

      1. An urgent requirement or need:
      2. (Economics) The desire for goods or services in an economy, measured as the amount people are ready to buy at a given price:
      3. A request that some act be done or payment made in accordance with a legal requirement.
      1. A burdensome or unfair demand, as upon someone's time:
      2. The forcing of oneself, one's presence or will, etc. on another or others without right or invitation
      3. The arrangement of printed matter to form a sequence of pages.
      1. A troublesome or embarrassing state of affairs, especially of financial affairs:
      2. Something not easily done, accomplished, comprehended, or solved:
      3. The condition or quality of being difficult:
      1. A piece of work assigned to or demanded of a person
      2. A function to be performed; an objective:
      3. An undertaking involving labor or difficulty
      1. A wrench, twist, or other physical injury resulting from excessive tension, effort, or use.
      2. Extreme or laborious effort, exertion, or work.
      3. Change in form or size, or both, resulting from stress or force
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  1. To cause to pay a tax

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  2. To accuse

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  3. To burden

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