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Excise

Ex`cise´
n.1.In inland duty or impost operating as an indirect tax on the consumer, levied upon certain specified articles, as, tobacco, ale, spirits, etc., grown or manufactured in the country. It is also levied to pursue certain trades and deal in certain commodities. Certain direct taxes (as, in England, those on carriages, servants, plate, armorial bearings, etc.), are included in the excise. Often used adjectively; as, excise duties; excise law; excise system.
An excise . . . is a fixed, absolute, and direct charge laid on merchandise, products, or commodities.
- 11 Allen's (Mass. ) Rpts.
2.That department or bureau of the public service charged with the collection of the excise taxes.
v. t.1.To lay or impose an excise upon.
[imp. & p. p. Excised ; p. pr. & vb. n. Excising.]
2.To impose upon; to overcharge.
1.To cut out or off; to separate and remove; as, to excise a tumor.
Noun1.excise - a tax that is measured by the amount of business done (not on property or income from real estate)
Synonyms: excise tax
Verb1.excise - remove by erasing or crossing out; "Please strike this remark from the record"
Synonyms: expunge, strike
2.excise - levy an excise tax on
3.excise - remove by cutting; "The surgeon excised the tumor"
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