What is TAX, v?

To impose a tax ; to enact or declare that a pecuniary contribution shall be made by the persons liable, for the support of government. Spoken of an individual, to be taxed is to be included in an assessment made for purposes of taxation. In practice. To assess or determine; to liquidate, adjust, or settle. Spoken particu- larly of taxing costs, (q. v.)

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