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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Tax  \Tax\,  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  government. 
 
  We  are  more  heavily  taxed  by  our  idleness,  pride, 
  and  folly  than  we  are  taxed  by  government. 
  --Franklin. 
 
  2.  (Law)  To  assess,  fix,  or  determine  judicially,  the  amount 
  of  as  to  tax  the  cost  of  an  action  in  court. 
 
  3.  To  charge;  to  accuse;  also  to  censure;  --  often  followed 
  by  with  rarely  by  of  before  an  indirect  object;  as  to 
  tax  a  man  with  pride. 
 
  I  tax  you  you  elements,  with  unkindness.  --Shak. 
 
  Men's  virtues  I  have  commended  as  freely  as  I  have 
  taxed  their  crimes.  --Dryden. 
 
  Fear  not  now  that  men  should  tax  thine  honor.  --M. 
  Arnold. 




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