- an imposing or imposing on; specif.,
- the forcing of oneself, one's presence or will, etc. on another or others without right or invitation
- a taking advantage of friendship, etc.
- the laying on of hands, as in ordaining
- something imposed; specif.,
- a tax, fine, etc.
- an unjust burden or requirement
- a deception; fraud
- the arrangement of type pages or plates in the proper order of printing
Origin of impositionOld French from Classical Latin impositio, a laying upon, application