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1. tax-exempt

adjective. (of goods or funds) not taxed.

Synonyms

  • exempt
  • tax-free
  • nontaxable

Antonyms

  • restrict
  • enforce
  • regulate
  • blame

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Words that Rhyme with Poll Tax

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Example sentences of the word poll-tax


1. Noun Phrase
In some states, the poll tax cut the black vote in half.

2. Noun Phrase
Completely illiterate, poor whites got the benefit of the same grandfather clause used for the poll tax.

3. Noun Phrase
The absence of a poll tax in all types of elections led to higher voter turnout, too.

4. Noun Phrase
Even so, states with poll taxes and literacy tests struggled to hold on to them.

2. poll

noun. ['ˈpoʊl'] an inquiry into public opinion conducted by interviewing a random sample of people.

Synonyms

  • exit poll
  • research
  • inquiry
  • enquiry
  • public opinion poll
  • opinion poll
  • straw vote
  • canvass

Antonyms

  • informal
  • detach
  • unclip
  • foot

Etymology

  • pol (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. poll

verb. ['ˈpoʊl'] get the opinions (of people) by asking specific questions.

Synonyms

  • circularize
  • survey
  • canvas
  • canvass

Antonyms

  • differ
  • disagree
  • fall back
  • unearned run

Etymology

  • pol (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. poll

noun. ['ˈpoʊl'] the part of the head between the ears.

Synonyms

  • cow
  • Equus caballus
  • upper side
  • moo-cow
  • top side
  • top
  • upside

Antonyms

  • fancy
  • starve
  • underdress
  • undress

Etymology

  • pol (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. poll

noun. ['ˈpoʊl'] the top of the head.

Synonyms

  • upper side
  • top side
  • crown
  • tonsure
  • top
  • upside
  • pate

Antonyms

  • stay
  • dress up
  • dress down
  • uglify

Etymology

  • pol (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. poll

verb. ['ˈpoʊl'] get the votes of.

Synonyms

  • acquire

Antonyms

  • mistrust
  • distrust

Etymology

  • pol (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. poll

verb. ['ˈpoʊl'] vote in an election at a polling station.

Antonyms

  • noblewoman

Etymology

  • pol (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. tax

noun. ['ˈtæks'] charge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government.

Synonyms

  • stamp duty
  • single tax
  • departure tax
  • stamp tax
  • transfer tax
  • gift tax
  • revenue enhancement
  • indirect tax
  • capital levy
  • rates
  • proportional tax
  • special assessment
  • capitation
  • taxation
  • income tax
  • franchise tax
  • direct tax
  • graduated tax
  • degressive tax
  • pavage
  • progressive tax
  • capital gains tax

Antonyms

  • decrease
  • shorten
  • relax
  • unstrain

9. tax

verb. ['ˈtæks'] levy a tax on.

Synonyms

  • overtax
  • impose
  • surtax
  • tariff
  • excise

Antonyms

  • pressurize
  • depressurise
  • pressurise
  • depressurize

10. tax

verb. ['ˈtæks'] set or determine the amount of (a payment such as a fine).

Synonyms

  • assess
  • set

Antonyms

  • blur
  • desynchronise
  • winterize
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