[ US /ˈɛksaɪz, ɛkˈsaɪs/ ]
  1. levy an excise tax on
  2. remove by erasing or crossing out or as if by drawing a line
    scratch that remark
    Please strike this remark from the record
  3. remove by cutting
    The surgeon excised the tumor
  1. a tax that is measured by the amount of business done (not on property or income from real estate)
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How To Use excise In A Sentence

  • He was convicted and jailed for four years and three months for evading 8,000 excise duty at Maidstone crown court. The Sun
  • The television age has transformed the conventions into presentational exercises from which the unknown and unexpected are ruthlessly excised.
  • The motoring body said it showed changes in vehicle excise duty to make more owners pay would likely dampen enthusiasm for such vehicles. The Sun
  • Differences in excise duties and value added tax on consumption may also induce consumers to make their purchases in the countries with the lowest taxation level.
  • In patients with retrocalcaneal bursitis, the retrocalcaneal bursa should be completely excised.
  • Therefore, to excise it would not imply any reversal of Britain's opt-out.
  • The lesion was excised as a whole, and the cavity was curetted.
  • The same is true of council tax, vehicle excise duty and fuel duty. Times, Sunday Times
  • Given that rich people consume a smaller portion of their income, they’ll end up paying a smaller percentage of their income in excise taxes. Matthew Yglesias » Somewhat Popular Deficit Reduction
  • Excise duty revenue from alcoholic drinks is much less buoyant than total excise duty.
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