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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. 
  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. 

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