- Present participle of excise.
Variant of excise
- a tax or duty on the manufacture, sale, or consumption of various commodities within a country, as liquor, tobacco, etc.also excise tax
- a fee paid for a license to carry on certain occupations, sports, etc.
Origin of excisealtered (after excise) ; from earlier accise ; from Middle Dutch accijs, earlier assijs ; from Old French assise: see assize