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English noun: levy

1. levy (possession) a charge imposed and collected

Broader (hypernym)charge

Narrower (hyponym)revenue enhancement, tax, taxation, tithe

2. levy (act) the act of drafting into military service

Synonymslevy en masse

Broader (hypernym)conscription, draft, muster, selective service

English verb: levy

1. levy (possession) impose and collect

SamplesLevy a fine.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)bill, charge

Narrower (hyponym)distrain, lay, mulct, reimpose, tax, tithe, toll

2. levy (competition) cause to assemble or enlist in the military

SamplesRaise an army.
Recruit new soldiers.

Synonymsraise, recruit

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)draft, enlist, muster in

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