Tax

  • 1 -tax — tax·is; …

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  • 2 tax — 1 vt [Medieval Latin taxare to assess for taxation, tax, from Latin, to assess, value, fix] 1: to assess or determine judicially the amount of (costs of an action in court) 2: to levy a tax on tax the corporation tax capital gains tax·er n tax 2 …

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  • 3 tax — tax·abil·i·ty; tax·a·ce·ae; tax·ad; tax·am·e·ter; tax·as·pid·e·an; tax·a·tion; tax·a·tion·al; tax·a·tor; tax; tax·eme; tax·e·op·o·da; tax·e·op·o·dous; tax·er; …

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  • 4 Tax — Tax, n. [F. taxe, fr. taxer to tax, L. taxare to touch, sharply, to feel, handle, to censure, value, estimate, fr. tangere, tactum, to touch. See {Tangent}, and cf. {Task}, {Taste}.] 1. A charge, especially a pecuniary burden which is imposed by… …

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  • 5 Tax — (t[a^]ks), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Taxed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Taxing}.] [Cf. F. taxer. See {Tax}, n.] 1. To subject to the payment of a tax or taxes; to impose a tax upon; to lay a burden upon; especially, to exact money from for the support of… …

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  • 6 tax´er — tax «taks», noun, verb. –n. 1. money paid by people for the support of the government and the cost of public works and services; money or sometimes goods collected from citizens by their rulers; assessment; levy: »Our parents pay taxes to the… …

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  • 7 Tax — steht für Sissi Tax (* 1954) österreichische Schriftstellerin. Ignace Tax († 1977) österreichischer Sportler Tax als Begriff für Steuern Flat Tax Einheitssteuer Tax Shield Begriff der Finanzwirtschaft. Tax Justice Network (Netzwerk für… …

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  • 8 tax|i — «TAK see», noun, plural tax|is or tax|ies, verb, tax|ied, tax|i|ing or tax|y| …

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  • 9 Tax — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. TAX, sigle composé des trois lettres T, A et X, peut faire référence à : Taliabu dans les îles Moluques, en Indonésie, selon la liste des codes AITA… …

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  • 10 tax — [n1] charge levied by government on property, income assessment, bite*, brokerage, capitation, contribution, cost, custom, dues, duty, excise, expense, fine, giveaway*, imposition, impost, levy, obligation, pork barrel*, price, rate, salvage,… …

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  • 11 tax — [taks] vt. [ME taxen < MFr taxer, to tax < L taxare, to appraise, tax, censure < base of tangere, to touch (see TACT): used interchangeably with tasken (see TASK) in ME] 1. Obs. to determine the value of; assess 2. a) to require to pay a …

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  • 12 tax — ► NOUN 1) a compulsory contribution to state revenue, levied by the government on personal income and business profits or added to the cost of some goods, services, and transactions. 2) a strain or heavy demand. ► VERB 1) impose a tax on. 2) pay… …

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  • 13 tax|on — «TAK suhn», noun, plural tax|a. a taxonomic division, such as a family or order: »Assignment to the taxon is not on the basis of a single property but on the aggregate of properties (Scientific American). ╂[back formation < taxonomy] …

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  • 14 tax — vb *burden, encumber, cumber, weigh, weight, load, lade, charge, saddle …

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  • 15 tax|a — «TAK suh», noun. plural of taxon …

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  • 16 tax|in — «TAK sihn», noun. = taxine. (Cf. ↑taxine) …

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  • 17 tax|is — «TAK sihs», noun. 1. Biology. movement in a particular direction by a free organism or a cell, such as a zoospore, in reaction to an external stimulus, such as light. Taxis is a change of place, whereas tropism is a turning toward a different… …

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  • 18 tax|it|ic — «tak SIHT ihk», adjective. 1. of or having to do with taxite. 2. like taxite …

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  • 19 tax|ol — «TAK sl», noun. a drug extracted from the bark of the Pacific yew tree, used to treat certain kinds of cancer: »Taxol has drawn great interest because of its success as an experimental treatment for ovarian tumors and, more recently, lung and… …

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  • 20 tax|on|o|my — «tak SON uh mee», noun. 1. classification, especially of plant and animal species. 2. the branch of science dealing with classification; study of the general laws and principles of classification. 3. that branch of any subject which consists in… …

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