An example of a tax is a portion taken out of weekly paychecks and sent to the government.
An example of to tax is to charge citizens self employment tax at the end of the year.
Taxed the people.
A boss who taxed everyone's patience.
Such babbling taxes one's patience.
To be taxed with negligence.
Some think to tax the wealthy is the fairest.
Some think to tax wealth is destructive of a private sector.
Origin of tax
- Middle English from taxen to tax from Old French taxer from Medieval Latin taxāre from Latin to touch, reproach, reckon frequentative of tangere to touch tag- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition