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Definition 1: the act of drafting into military service - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for levy in the sense of this definition

(levy is a kind of ...) compulsory military service

Definition 2: a charge imposed and collected - [noun denoting possession]

(levy is a kind of ...) financial liabilities (such as a tax)

"the charges against the estate"

(... is a kind of levy ) charge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government

(... is a kind of levy ) a levy of one tenth of something

Definition 3: cause to assemble or enlist in the military - [verb of competition]

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

  • raise an army
  • recruit new soldiers

Synonyms for levy in the sense of this definition

(levy is a kind of ...) engage somebody to enter the army

Definition 4: impose and collect - [verb of possession]

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

  • levy a fine

Synonyms for levy in the sense of this definition

(levy is a kind of ...) demand payment

"Will I get charged for this service?" "We were billed for 4 nights in the hotel, although we stayed only 3 nights"

(... is a kind of levy ) charge a fee for using

"Toll the bridges into New York City"

(... is a kind of levy ) levy a tithe on (produce or a crop)

"The wool was tithed"

(... is a kind of levy ) impose anew

"The fine was reimposed"

(... is a kind of levy ) impose as a duty, burden, or punishment

"lay a responsibility on someone"

(... is a kind of levy ) impose a fine on

"he was fined for littering"

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

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

(... is a kind of levy ) levy a distress on

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