Impose a tax.
Imposed a fraud on consumers.
You are always imposing on their generosity.
To impose false cures on unsuspecting patients.
- 2012 October 31, David M. Halbfinger, "," New York Times (retrieved 31 October 2012).Localities across New Jersey imposed curfews to prevent looting. In Monmouth, Ocean and other counties, people waited for hours for gasoline at the few stations that had electricity. Supermarket shelves were stripped bare.
Congress imposed new tariffs.
I don't wish to impose upon you.
Social relations impose courtesy.
An example of impose is when you show up unannounced at a wedding to which you weren't invited.
An example of impose is when you make other people sit and listen to your sermons and try forcefully to get them to believe in your religion.
Impose a peace settlement.