tax

From Wiktionary
Jump to: navigation, search
Bnc1.png
tax is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
tax

Pronunciation[change]

Homophones[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
tax

Plural
taxes

  1. Money taken by a government.
    The city is raising taxes again.

Verb[change]

Plain form
tax

Third-person singular
taxes

Past tense
taxed

Past participle
taxed

Present participle
taxing

(transitive)

  1. Make to pay a tax.
    Some people say governments tax poor people too much.
  2. Cause difficulty for; make tired.