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excise

 
Noun excise has 1 sense
  1. excise, excise tax - a tax that is measured by the amount of business done (not on property or income from real estate)
    --1 is a kind of indirect tax
    --1 has particulars:
     sales tax, nuisance tax; VAT, value-added tax, ad valorem tax; gasoline tax
    Derived form: verb excise2
Verb excise has 3 senses
  1. strike, expunge, excise - remove by erasing or crossing out; "Please strike this remark from the record"
    --1 is one way to delete, cancel
    Derived form: noun excision1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  2. excise - levy an excise tax on
    --2 is one way to
    tax
    Derived form: noun excise1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  3. excise - remove by cutting; "The surgeon excised the tumor"
    --3 is one way to
    cut out
    Derived form: noun excision2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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