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LEVY (levied)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does levy mean? 

LEVY (noun)
  The noun LEVY has 2 senses:

1. a charge imposed and collected
2. the act of drafting into military service

  Familiarity information: LEVY used as a noun is rare.


LEVY (verb)
  The verb LEVY has 2 senses:

1. impose and collect
2. cause to assemble or enlist in the military

  Familiarity information: LEVY used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


LEVY (noun)


Sense 1levy [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A charge imposed and collected

Classified under:

Nouns denoting possession and transfer of possession

Hypernyms ("levy" is a kind of...):

charge (financial liabilities (such as a tax))

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "levy"):

revenue enhancement; tax; taxation (charge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government)

tithe (a levy of one tenth of something)


Sense 2levy [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The act of drafting into military service

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

levy en masse; levy

Hypernyms ("levy" is a kind of...):

conscription; draft; muster; selective service (compulsory military service)


LEVY (verb)


Sense 1levy [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Impose and collect

Classified under:

Verbs of buying, selling, owning

Synonyms:

levy; impose

Context example:

levy a fine

Hypernyms (to "levy" is one way to...):

bill; charge (demand payment)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "levy"):

toll (charge a fee for using)

tithe (levy a tithe on (produce or a crop))

reimpose (impose anew)

lay (impose as a duty, burden, or punishment)

mulct (impose a fine on)

tax (levy a tax on)

distrain (levy a distress on)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


Sense 2levy [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Cause to assemble or enlist in the military

Classified under:

Verbs of fighting, athletic activities

Synonyms:

levy; recruit; raise

Context examples:

raise an army / recruit new soldiers

Hypernyms (to "levy" is one way to...):

draft; enlist; muster in (engage somebody to enter the army)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s somebody


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