HyperDic: levy

English > 4 senses of the word levy:
VERBpossessionlevy, imposeimpose and collect
competitionlevy, recruit, raisecause to assemble or enlist in the military
NOUNpossessionlevya charge imposed and collected
actlevy, levy en massethe act of drafting into military service
levy > pronunciation
Soundsleh'viy; liy'viy
Rhymesanchovy ... wavy: 30 rhymes with viy...
English > levy: 4 senses > noun 1, possession
MeaningA charge imposed and collected.
Narrowertax, taxation, revenue enhancementCharge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government
titheA levy of one tenth of something
Broaderchargefinancial liabilities (such as a tax)
Spanishimpuesto, recaudación
Verbslevyimpose and collect
English > levy: 4 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of drafting into military service.
Synonymlevy en masse
Broaderconscription, muster, draft, selective servicecompulsory military service
Spanishleva
Verbslevycause to assemble or enlist in the military
English > levy: 4 senses > verb 1, possession
Meaningimpose and collect.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"levy a fine"
Synonymimpose
Narrowerdistrainlevy a distress on
layimpose as a duty, burden, or punishment
mulctimpose a fine on
reimposeimpose anew
taxlevy a tax on
tithelevy a tithe on (produce or a crop)
tollCharge a fee for using
Broadercharge, billdemand payment
Spanishrecaudar
Catalanrecaptar
Nounslevya charge imposed and collected
English > levy: 4 senses > verb 2, competition
MeaningCause to assemble or enlist in the military.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymsrecruit, raise
Broaderenlist, draft, muster inEngage somebody to enter the army
Spanishreclutar
Catalanreclutar
Nounslevythe act of drafting into military service

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