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3 letters words from 'tax'

TAX 10 

2 letters words from 'tax'

AT 2AX 9
TA 2 

All 3 letters words made out of tax

tax atx txa xta axt xat

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Definitions and meaning of tax



  • enPR: tăks, IPA(key): /tæks/
  • Homophone: tacks
  • Rhymes: -æks

Etymology 1

From Middle English taxe, from Anglo-Norman tax and Old French taxe, from Medieval Latin taxa.


tax (countable and uncountable, plural taxes)

  1. Money paid to the government other than for transaction-specific goods and services.
    Synonyms: impost, tribute, contribution, duty, toll, rate, assessment, exaction, custom, demand, levy
    Antonym: subsidy
  2. (figuratively, uncountable) A burdensome demand.
  3. A task exacted from one who is under control; a contribution or service, the rendering of which is imposed upon a subject.
  4. (obsolete) charge; censure
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  5. (obsolete) A lesson to be learned.
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  • Tok Pisin: takis
    • Rotokas: takisi


Etymology 2

From Middle English taxen, from Anglo-Norman taxer (to impose a tax), from Latin taxāre, present active infinitive of taxō (I handle”, “I censure”, “I appraise”, “I compute).


tax (third-person singular simple present taxes, present participle taxing, simple past and past participle taxed)

  1. (transitive) To impose and collect a tax from (a person or company).
  2. (transitive) To impose and collect a tax on (something).
  3. (transitive) To make excessive demands on.
  4. (transitive) To accuse.
  5. (transitive) To examine accounts in order to allow or disallow items.
Derived terms
  • taxable
  • taxation


  • ATX, Axt, xat


Alternative forms

  • tuxtax



  1. an onomatopoeia expressing the sound of blows, whack, crack


  • tax in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • tax in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • tax in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers

Northern Kurdish


  • IPA(key): /tɑːx/


tax f (Arabic spelling تاخ‎)

  1. district, neighborhood, quarter
  2. district, region


  • Chyet, Michael L. (2003) , “tax”, in Kurdish–English Dictionary, with selected etymologies by Martin Schwartz, New Haven and London: Yale University Press



  • Homophone: tacks


tax c

  1. a dachshund (dog breed)


  • TAWTIE, (Scots) matted, tangled.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)