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Taxed

Tax \Tax\ (t[a^]ks), 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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taxed

  1. Subject to taxation. v

  2. (en-past of: tax)