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English noun: taxation

1. taxation (possession) charge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government


Synonymsrevenue enhancement, tax


Broader (hypernym)levy


Narrower (hyponym)capital gains tax, capital levy, capitation, degressive tax, departure tax, direct tax, franchise tax, gift tax, graduated tax, income tax, indirect tax, pavage, progressive tax, proportional tax, rates, single tax, special assessment, stamp duty, stamp tax, transfer tax


Domain category membersaccumulator, budget items, charge, collector, deductible, deductible, disposable income, gatherer, hidden tax, imposition, infliction, net estate, operating cost, operating expense, overhead, progressive, regressive, unearned income, unearned revenue, withholding

2. taxation (possession) government income due to taxation


Synonymsrevenue, tax income, tax revenue


Broader (hypernym)government income, government revenue


Narrower (hyponym)internal revenue

3. taxation (act) the imposition of taxes; the practice of the government in levying taxes on the subjects of a state


Broader (hypernym)imposition, infliction









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