taxer

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

tax +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

taxer (plural taxers)

  1. One who taxes.
  2. (UK, Cambridge University) One of two officers chosen yearly to regulate the assize of bread, and to see the true gauge of weights and measures is observed.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French, borrowed from Latin taxāre, present active infinitive of taxō. Replaced the older tausser. Cf. also taux.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

taxer

  1. to tax, to impose a tax on

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

taxer

  1. first-person singular present passive subjunctive of taxō

Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin taxāre, present active infinitive of taxō. Cf. also the older form tauxer (whence French taux), tausser, which was replaced.

Verb[edit]

taxer

  1. to tax, to impose a tax on

Conjugation[edit]

  • Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

Descendants[edit]

  • Anglo-Norman: taxer
    • English: to tax
  • French: taxer

Venetian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin tacēre, present active infinitive of taceō. Compare Italian tacere

Verb[edit]

taxer

  1. (intransitive) to shut up (be quiet)

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