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Definition 1: a tax that is measured by the amount of business done (not on property or income from real estate) - [noun denoting possession]

Synonyms for excise in the sense of this definition

(excise is a kind of ...) a tax levied on goods or services rather than on persons or organizations

(... is a kind of excise ) a tax based on the cost of the item purchased and collected directly from the buyer

(... is a kind of excise ) a tax levied on the difference between a commodity's price before taxes and its cost of production

(... is a kind of excise ) a tax on every gallon of gasoline sold

Definition 2: remove by cutting - [verb of change]

Samples where excise or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The surgeon excised the tumor

(excise is a kind of ...) delete or remove

"Cut out the extra text" "cut out the newspaper article"

Definition 3: remove by erasing or crossing out or as if by drawing a line - [verb of contact]

Samples where excise or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Please strike this remark from the record
  • scratch that remark

Synonyms for excise in the sense of this definition

(excise is a kind of ...) remove or make invisible

"Please delete my name from your list"

Definition 4: levy an excise tax on - [verb of possession]

(excise is a kind of ...) levy a tax on

"The State taxes alcohol heavily" "Clothing is not taxed in our state"

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