Synonyms of taxing


1. tax, levy, impose

usage: levy a tax on; "The State taxes alcohol heavily"; "Clothing is not taxed in our state"

2. tax, assess, determine, set

usage: set or determine the amount of (a payment such as a fine)

3. tax, task, strain, extend

usage: use to the limit; "you are taxing my patience"

4. tax, charge

usage: make a charge against or accuse; "They taxed him failure to appear in court"


1. burdensome, onerous, taxing, heavy (vs. light)

usage: not easily borne; wearing; "the burdensome task of preparing the income tax return"; "my duties weren't onerous; I only had to greet the guests"; "a taxing schedule"

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