Related formstax·ing·ly, adverbun·tax·ing, adjective
Definition for taxing (2 of 2)
verb (used with object)
- to demand a tax from (a person, business, etc.).
- to demand a tax in consideration of the possession or occurrence of (income, goods, sales, etc.), usually in proportion to the value of money involved.
verb (used without object)
Origin of tax
Can be confusedtacks tax
Examples from the Web for taxing
Calibrating every facial expression, that's the hardest and most taxing part.
At a fundraiser in Sun Valley, Clint had gone way off message, talking about taxing Olympic medals and rambling on.“Double Down”: 13 Must Read Moments from the New Book|William O’Connor|November 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Or they could go the route of taxing people based on usage—effectively, a toll for the number of miles you drive.North Carolina Punishes Owners of Gas Efficient Cars|Daniel Gross|June 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Yet a few years later, they're all sunshine and smiles when it comes to taxing the internet.
But the solution imposed on Cyprus–taxing big deposits–may pave the way for the next European financial crisis.The Resolution of the Cyprus Banking Collapse Paves the Way for More Crises|Robert Shapiro|April 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Moreover the States have a job of work on hand which, as they themselves are well aware, is taxing all their energies.North America, Volume I (of 2)|Anthony Trollope
I cannot give a positive answer without reading about seven large volumes in quarto of taxing laws.Cottage Economy|William Cobbett
What, said Mr. M., will be the effect of a proposition for taxing salt in the country?
The bridge has carried an enormous traffic, taxing its capacity to the utmost, and its passengers average over a million a week.America, Volume III (of 6)|Joel Cook
They have taken all power from the Lords; they are taxing us out of our lands; they are saving the monarchy for destruction last.The Life and Letters of Walter H. Page, Volume I|Burton J. Hendrick
British Dictionary definitions for taxing (1 of 2)
Derived Formstaxingly, adverb
British Dictionary definitions for taxing (2 of 2)
Derived Formstaxer, nountaxless, adjective
Word Origin for tax
Idioms and Phrases with taxing
In addition to the idiom beginning with tax
- tax with
- death and taxes