Synonyms of tax in English:

tax


See definition of tax

noun

1‘they will have to pay tax on interest earned by savings’

SYNONYMS

levy, tariff, duty, toll, excise, impost, contribution, assessment, tribute, tithe, charge, fee

liability

customs, dues

Scottish Irish Indian cess

ANTONYMS

rebate

2‘a heavy tax on the reader's attention’

SYNONYMS

burden, load, weight, encumbrance, demand, strain, pressure, stress, drain, imposition

responsibility, duty, onus, obligation, care, worry


verb

1‘the president pledged to tax foreign companies more harshly’

SYNONYMS

levy a tax on, impose a toll on, charge duty on, exact a tax on, demand a tax on

assess, charge, tithe

rare mulct

2‘Basil's constant whining and struggling was taxing her strength’

SYNONYMS

strain, stretch, put a strain on, make demands on, weigh heavily on, weigh down

burden, load, overload, encumber, push, push too far

overwhelm, try, task, wear out, exhaust, sap, drain, empty, enervate, fatigue, tire, weary, weaken, overwork

3‘Curzon taxed him with starting a revolution’

SYNONYMS

confront, accuse, call to account, charge, blame, censure, condemn, denounce

prosecute, bring charges against, indict, arraign, incriminate

North American impeach

informal point the finger at

ANTONYMS

clear, exonerate