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1. levy

verb. ['ˈlɛvi, ˈliːvi'] impose and collect.

Synonyms

  • charge
  • distrain
  • impose
  • tax
  • lay
  • tithe
  • toll
  • bill
  • reimpose

Antonyms

  • sit
  • sacred
  • professional
  • demobilization

Etymology

  • leve (Anglo-Norman)
  • levee (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Example sentences of the word levy


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Most importantly, these countries levy a purchase tax on products sold at retail.

2. Noun, singular or mass
When this happens, part of the money could be taken out of the account through a bank levy.

3. Verb, base form
Texas does not levy a sales tax on newspapers.

2. levy

noun. ['ˈlɛvi, ˈliːvi'] a charge imposed and collected.

Synonyms

  • tax
  • charge
  • tithe
  • taxation

Antonyms

  • negative charge
  • positive charge
  • disclaim
  • credit

Etymology

  • leve (Anglo-Norman)
  • levee (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. levy

noun. ['ˈlɛvi, ˈliːvi'] the act of drafting into military service.

Synonyms

  • levy en masse
  • conscription
  • muster
  • draft

Antonyms

  • absolve
  • calm
  • overcharge
  • unburden

Etymology

  • leve (Anglo-Norman)
  • levee (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. levy

verb. ['ˈlɛvi, ˈliːvi'] cause to assemble or enlist in the military.

Synonyms

  • raise
  • muster in
  • enlist
  • draft

Antonyms

  • arise
  • pay cash
  • disarrange
  • deglycerolize

Etymology

  • leve (Anglo-Norman)
  • levee (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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