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Meaning of TAXATION

Pronunciation:  tak'seyshun

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the imposition of taxes; the practice of the government in levying taxes on the subjects of a state
  2. [n]  government income due to taxation
  3. [n]  charge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government

TAXATION is a 8 letter word that starts with T.


 Synonyms: revenue, revenue enhancement, tax, tax income, tax revenue
 See Also: capital gains tax, capital levy, capitation, departure tax, direct tax, duty, excise, excise tax, franchise tax, gift tax, government income, government revenue, imposition, income tax, indirect tax, infliction, internal revenue, levy, pavage, progressive tax, rates, single tax, special assessment, stamp duty, stamp tax, tariff, transfer tax



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Tax*a"tion\, n. [F. taxation, L. taxatio a valuing,
estimation, from L. taxare. See {Tax}.]
1. The act of laying a tax, or of imposing taxes, as on the
   subjects of a state, by government, or on the members of a
   corporation or company, by the proper authority; the
   raising of revenue; also, a system of raising revenue.

2. (Law) The act of taxing, or assessing a bill of cost.

3. Tax; sum imposed. [R.] --Daniel.

4. Charge; accusation. [Obs.] --Shak.