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  Dictionary Definition of tax

tax
noun
1. a compulsory monetary contribution demanded by a government for its support and levied on incomes, property, goods purchased, etc.
2. a burdensome charge, obligation, duty, or demand.
-- verb (t)
3. to impose tax on.
4. to lay a burden on; make serious demands.
5. to take to task; censure; reprove; accuse.
6. to assess (a solicitor's fees) in order to establish that a reasonable amount has been charged.
7. US Colloquial to charge.
[ME, from L taxare reprove, appraise, ML impose a tax]
-- taxability , taxableness, noun -- taxably, adverb -- taxer, noun -- taxless, adjective