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1. excise

verb. ['ɛkˈsaɪs, ˈɛksaɪz'] remove by erasing or crossing out or as if by drawing a line.

Synonyms

  • strike
  • scratch
  • cancel
  • delete

Antonyms

  • validate
  • unbalance
  • add
  • record

Etymology

  • excijs (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))
  • excisus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Excise

  • prosise

Example sentences of the word excise


1. Noun, singular or mass
Excise duty is a tax on specific excise goods such as alcohol and tobacco.

2. Verb, base form
Items purchased online from the U.K., however, are subject to excise duty on the entire transaction.

2. excise

noun. ['ɛkˈsaɪs, ˈɛksaɪz'] a tax that is measured by the amount of business done (not on property or income from real estate).

Synonyms

  • indirect tax
  • excise tax
  • nuisance tax
  • value-added tax
  • gasoline tax
  • sales tax
  • VAT

Antonyms

  • gladden
  • lose
  • defend
  • roughen

Etymology

  • excijs (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))
  • excisus (Latin)

3. excise

verb. ['ɛkˈsaɪs, ˈɛksaɪz'] remove by cutting.

Antonyms

  • soothe

Etymology

  • excijs (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))
  • excisus (Latin)

4. excise

verb. ['ɛkˈsaɪs, ˈɛksaɪz'] levy an excise tax on.

Antonyms

  • uncut

Etymology

  • excijs (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))
  • excisus (Latin)
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