The definition of levy is a required or collected fee or tax.(noun)
An example of levy is sales tax.
Levy is defined as to force into military service or to declare and fight in a war.(verb)
An example of levy is the military draft.
See levy in Webster's New World College Dictionary
noun pl. levies
Origin: ME levee < MFr, fem. pp. of lever, to raise: see lever
See levy in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb lev·ied, lev·y·ing, lev·ies verb, transitive
Origin: Middle English levien
Origin: , from leve, levy, tax
Origin: , from Old French levee
Origin: , from
Origin: feminine past participle of lever, to raise; see lever.
Learn more about levy