HyperDic: tithe

English > 6 senses of the word tithe:
NOUNpossessiontithea levy of one tenth of something
possessiontithean offering of a tenth part of some personal income
VERBpossessiontitheexact a tithe from
possessiontithelevy a tithe on (produce or a crop)
possessiontithepay one tenth of
possessiontithepay a tenth of one's income, especially to the church
tithe > pronunciation
Soundstay'dh
Rhymesblithe ... lithe: 3 rhymes with aydh...
English > tithe: 6 senses > noun 1, possession
MeaningA levy of one tenth of something.
BroaderlevyA charge imposed and collected
Spanishdiezmo
Catalandelme
English > tithe: 6 senses > noun 2, possession
MeaningAn offering of a tenth part of some personal income.
Broaderofferingmoney contributed to a religious organization
Spanishdiezmo
Catalandelme
English > tithe: 6 senses > verb 1, possession
Meaningexact a tithe from.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Example"The church was tithed"
Broadercharge, billdemand payment
Similar totithelevy a tithe on (produce or a crop)
English > tithe: 6 senses > verb 2, possession
Meaninglevy a tithe on (produce or a crop).
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"The wool was tithed"
Broaderlevy, imposeimpose and collect
Similar totitheexact a tithe from
English > tithe: 6 senses > verb 3, possession
Meaningpay one tenth of; pay tithes on, especially to the church.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"He tithed his income to the Church"
Similar totithepay a tenth of one's income, especially to the church
Spanishdiezmo
Catalandelme
Nounstithersomeone who pays tithes / tithes
English > tithe: 6 senses > verb 4, possession
Meaningpay a tenth of one's income, especially to the church.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example"Although she left the church officially, she still tithes"
BroaderpayGive money, usually in exchange for goods or services
Similar totithepay one tenth of
Nounstithersomeone who pays tithes / tithes

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