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Definition of "taxed" []

  • A compulsory financial contribution imposed by a government to raise revenue, levied on the income or property of persons or organizations, on the production costs or sales prices of goods and services, etc (noun)
  • A heavy demand on something; strain (noun)
  • To levy a tax on (persons, companies, etc, or their incomes, etc) (verb)
  • To make heavy demands on; strain (verb)
  • To accuse, charge, or blame (verb)
  • To determine (the amount legally chargeable or allowable to a party to a legal action), as by examining the solicitor's bill of costs (verb)
  • To steal (verb)
  • Subject to taxation. (adjective)

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  • Simple past tense and past participle of tax. (verb)

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Use "taxed" in a sentence
  • "In addition to lots of sin taxed on stuff like alcohol and tobacco, and carbon taxes on petrol etc."
  • "To say that the wealthy already are disproportionately taxed is absurd."
  • "Every dollar you are taxed is a dollar you can't spend on yourself or your family."