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  • 1 impose upon — index accroach, discommode, mishandle (maltreat) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 impose upon — Synonyms and related words: abuse, abuse a privilege, barge in, bleed, bleed white, bother, break in, break in upon, burden with, burst in, butt in, charge, charge in, come between, crash, crash in, crash the gates, creep in, crowd in, cut in,… …

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  • 3 impose upon — See impose on …

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  • 4 impose upon — phrasal see impose on …

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  • 5 To impose upon — Impose Im*pose , v. i. To practice tricks or deception. [1913 Webster] {To impose on} or {To impose upon}, (a) to pass or put a trick on; to delude; to cheat; to defraud. He imposes on himself, and mistakes words for things. Locke. (b) to place… …

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  • 6 a description given to the outright ownership of land that did not impose upon its owner the performance of feudal duties. — a description given to the outright ownership of land that did not impose upon its owner the performance of feudal duties. A writing or signature made by one person for another. Dictionary from West s Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005 …

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  • 7 impose — [im pōz′] vt. imposed, imposing [Fr, altered by assoc. with poser (see POSE1) < L imponere, to place upon < in , on + ponere: see POSITION] 1. to place or set (a burden, tax, fine, etc. on or upon) as by authority 2. to force (oneself, one… …

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  • 8 Impose — Im*pose , v. i. To practice tricks or deception. [1913 Webster] {To impose on} or {To impose upon}, (a) to pass or put a trick on; to delude; to cheat; to defraud. He imposes on himself, and mistakes words for things. Locke. (b) to place an… …

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  • 9 impose — v 1. lay on, set, put on, place, enjoin; levy, assess, charge, burden; encumber, superpose, saddle with; prescribe, dictate, mark out, inflict, direct, command, decree, bid, call upon; demand, require, ask, exact, tax, U.S. doom. 2. obtrude,… …

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  • 10 impose — Synonyms and related words: abuse, administer the Eucharist, anoint, appoint, ask, ask for, assess, authorize, barge in, blackmail, break in, break in upon, brook no denial, burden, burden with, burst in, butt in, call for, challenge, charge,… …

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  • 11 impose on — phrasal or impose upon 1. a. : to force oneself especially obnoxiously on (others) b. obsolete : to encroach or infringe on : infringe …

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  • 12 impose on — (also impose upon) Deceive, cheat, chouse, trick, be fool, hoax, dupe, delude, circumvent, victimize, play upon, put upon …

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  • 13 impose — verb a) to establish or apply by authority Congress imposed new tariffs. b) to be an inconvenience I dont wish to impose upon you …

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  • 14 impose — I (enforce) verb bid, bind, burden, charge, coerce, command, compel, conscript, constrain, decree, demand, dictate, direct, drive, enact, encumber, enjoin, exact, execute, extort, force upon, impel, imponere, iniungere, insist upon, lay upon,… …

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  • 15 impose — [v] set, dictate appoint, burden, charge, command, compel, constrain, decree, demand, encroach, enforce, enjoin, establish, exact, fix, foist, force, force upon, horn in, inflict, infringe, institute, introduce, intrude, lade, lay, lay down, lay… …

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  • 16 impose — imposable, adj. imposer, n. /im pohz /, v., imposed, imposing. v.t. 1. to lay on or set as something to be borne, endured, obeyed, fulfilled, paid, etc.: to impose taxes. 2. to put or set by or as if by authority: to impose one s personal… …

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  • 17 impose — [c]/ɪmˈpoʊz / (say im pohz) verb (imposed, imposing) –verb (t) 1. to lay on or set as something to be borne, endured, obeyed, fulfilled, etc.: to impose taxes. 2. to put or set by, or as by, authority: to impose an arbitrary meaning upon words. 3 …

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  • 18 impose — v. 1) (D; intr., refl.) to impose on, upon ( to take advantage of ) (to impose on smb. s good nature; don t impose yourself on them) 2) (D; tr.) ( to levy ) to impose on (to impose a new tax on cigarettes) * * * [ɪm pəʊz] upon (to impose on smb.… …

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  • 19 impose — [[t]ɪmpo͟ʊz[/t]] ♦♦ imposes, imposing, imposed 1) VERB If you impose something on people, you use your authority to force them to accept it. [V n on n] Britain was the first country to impose fines on airlines which bring passengers without… …

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  • 20 impose — verb 1 impose a ban/tax/fine etc (on) to officially order that something should be forbidden, restricted, taxed etc, or that someone should be punished: The government imposed a ban on the sale of ivory. | We have decided to impose sanctions on… …

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