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Synonyms for impose

impose on someone


impose something on or upon someone: inflict

Synonyms for impose

to establish and apply as compulsory

to set forth expressly and authoritatively

to cause to undergo or bear (something unwelcome or damaging, for example)

to force (another) to accept a burden

to take advantage of unfairly

Synonyms for impose

compel to behave in a certain way


impose and collect

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If I give you a glass of water that you have asked for, then I do not impose a cost on you.
Unions representing pilots, flight attendants and mechanics had threatened to walk off the job if the company moved forward with its plan to impose pay cuts as part of its restructuring plan.
A policy that imposes a slight cost on the majority of citizens while delivering concentrated benefits to a small minority will rouse little opposition because the nuisance is too small to warrant strong opposition.
It's too late to impose a condition on a contract that is already signed, sealed, and is moving forward,'' Ledford said Friday.
Except for fiduciary breaches, ERISA does not impose a statute of limitations.
In March, the South Korean government decided to impose export restrictions on scrap iron and steel bars in a bid to cushion the shock of a growing shortage of raw materials.
Second, people of faith must not use government to (a) tell people how to live uniquely personal parts of their lives, or (b) impose values the majority cannot be persuaded to accept.
The repeal of the FSC/ETI provisions will impose a significant tax increase on those currently benefitting from the provisions, and the inclusion of replacement provisions like those under consideration, with broad transition relief of at least three years, will help to lessen the effects of such a significant tax increase.
For lower level violations, CBA staff may impose fines and citations of up to $2,500.
can impose quotas on individual Chinese imports if it finds that the imports caused "significant market disruption" for U.
Some possible areas for discussion include the proposal to raise caps on the amount of civil penalties CPSC can impose for failure to report.
When that happens, the Board can impose sanctions for violations--$1,000 for individuals and up to $2 million for corporations, per violation or occurrence.
It also grants the Florida Department of Banking and Finance the authority to promulgate rules under the Florida Fair Lending Act, as well as broad enforcement powers with the ability to impose civil penalties for violations of the act.
It is, in fact, the closest we have ever come to bona fide human liberation (a term inappropriately adopted by Marxists who mean to impose a one-size-fits-all regime).
THIS ARTICLE WILL ASSUME that readers know the background which brought the United Nations Security Council to impose mandatory sanctions on the three countries which are covered in the article.