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Synonyms for excise

cut off or out or away

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Synonyms for excise

a tax that is measured by the amount of business done (not on property or income from real estate)

remove by erasing or crossing out or as if by drawing a line

levy an excise tax on

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remove by cutting

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References in classic literature ?
It has been already intimated that excises, in their true signification, are too little in unison with the feelings of the people, to admit of great use being made of that mode of taxation; nor, indeed, in the States where almost the sole employment is agriculture, are the objects proper for excise sufficiently numerous to permit very ample collections in that way.
There they had a bit of a skirmish in getting rid of the duties; the excise was, in truth, the everlasting enemy of the patron of The Young Amelia.
But, the Reginald Wilfer family were of such commonplace extraction and pursuits that their forefathers had for generations modestly subsisted on the Docks, the Excise Office, and the Custom House, and the existing R.
Hollands, sir," replied the sexton, trembling more than ever; for he had bought it of the smugglers, and he thought that perhaps his questioner might be in the excise department of the goblins.
The plant also gets a flp gene, which controls an enzyme that attaches to FRTs and excises the gene between them.
Bulgaria has to gradually meet EU requirements in the excises on tobacco products, which aim at largely unifying prices across the Union.
Around 100 excises, mostly for alcohol, have so far been issued.