[ US /ˈtæks/ ]
[ UK /tˈæks/ ]
  1. use to the limit
    you are taxing my patience
  2. make a charge against or accuse
    They taxed him failure to appear in court
  3. levy a tax on
    The State taxes alcohol heavily
    Clothing is not taxed in our state
  4. set or determine the amount of (a payment such as a fine)
  1. charge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government
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How To Use tax In A Sentence

  • The new taxon is named Gamerabaena, and the authors note, under etymology, "'Gamera refers to the fictional, firebreathing turtle from the 1965 movie Gamera, in allusion to his fire-breathing capabilities and the Hell Creek Formation ... "Look at everything around us. Look at everything we've done."
  • The tax assessor determined that the property was subject to taxation based on its infrequent use for religious purposes. Christianity Today
  • There's a lot of ballyhoo involved in getting a taxi in this country.
  • The old rates were at least indirectly related to income; the new tax takes no account of a person's ability to pay.
  • The guest got very drunk so they bundled him into a taxi and sent him home.
  • This crossword will really tax your brain.
  • In each case the company's contributions are deductible for tax, and income on the investments is free of tax. Principles of Corporate Finance
  • Just because the American people are disgusted with higher taxes, bigger government, left wing liberal give away policies and pacifist foreign policy attitudes, this idiot thinks the Tea Party activist is in someway trying to bring the country down. Clinton warns against violent anti-government attitude
  • False statements on your tax form could land you in jail.
  • When the tax credit was in place, a person could buy a house for $8,000 down (the bluebook value of a 2005 Dodge Caravan). Tom Silva: Why Should We Care About Housing?
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