1. verb
    use to the limit; "you are taxing my patience"
  2. verb
    make a charge against or accuse; "They taxed him failure to appear in court"
  3. verb
    levy a tax on; "The State taxes alcohol heavily"; "Clothing is not taxed in our state"
  4. verb
    set or determine the amount of (a payment such as a fine)
  5. noun
    charge against a citizen``s person or property or activity for the support of government