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Tax Tax, n. [F. taxe, fr. taxer to tax, L. taxare to touch, sharply, to feel, handle, to censure, value, estimate, fr. tangere, tactum, to touch. See Tangent, and cf. Task, Taste.] 1. A charge, especially a pecuniary burden which is imposed by authority. Specifically: (a) A charge or burden laid upon persons or property for the support of a government. A farmer of taxes is, of all creditors, proverbially the most rapacious. --Macaulay. (b) Especially, the sum laid upon specific things, as upon polls, lands, houses, income, etc.; as, a land tax; a window tax; a tax on carriages, and the like. Note: Taxes are annual or perpetual, direct or indirect, etc. (c) A sum imposed or levied upon the members of a society to defray its expenses. 2. A task exacted from one who is under control; a contribution or service, the rendering of which is imposed upon a subject. 3. A disagreeable or burdensome duty or charge; as, a heavy tax on time or health. 4. Charge; censure. [Obs.] --Clarendon. 5. A lesson to be learned; a task. [Obs.] --Johnson. Tax cart, a spring cart subject to a low tax. [Eng.] Syn: Impost; tribute; contribution; duty; toll; rate; assessment; exaction; custom; demand.
Annual
Annual An"nu*al, n. 1. A thing happening or returning yearly; esp. a literary work published once a year. 2. Anything, especially a plant, that lasts but one year or season; an annual plant. Oaths . . . in some sense almost annuals; . . . and I myself can remember about forty different sets. --Swift. 3. (R. C. Ch.) A Mass for a deceased person or for some special object, said daily for a year or on the anniversary day.
Annual
Annual An"nu*al (?; 135), a. [OE. annuel, F. annuel, fr. L. annualis, fr. annus year. Cf. Annals.] 1. Of or pertaining to a year; returning every year; coming or happening once in the year; yearly. The annual overflowing of the river [Nile]. --Ray. 2. Performed or accomplished in a year; reckoned by the year; as, the annual motion of the earth. A thousand pound a year, annual support. --Shak. 2. Lasting or continuing only one year or one growing season; requiring to be renewed every year; as, an annual plant; annual tickets. --Bacon.
Annualist
Annualist An"nu*al*ist, n. One who writes for, or who edits, an annual. [R.]
Annually
Annually An"nu*al*ly, adv. Yearly; year by year.
annuals
Annueler An"nu*el*er, n. A priest employed in saying annuals, or anniversary Masses. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
Annuary
Annuary An"nu*a*ry, a. [Cf. F. annuaire.] Annual. [Obs.] -- n. A yearbook.
Biannual
Biannual Bi*an"nu*al, a. [Pref. bi- + annual.] Occurring twice a year; half-yearly; semiannual.
Poa annua
Goose grass. (Bot.) (a) A plant of the genus Galium (G. Aparine), a favorite food of geese; -- called also catchweed and cleavers. (b) A species of knotgrass (Polygonum aviculare). (c) The annual spear grass (Poa annua). Goose neck, anything, as a rod of iron or a pipe, curved like the neck of a goose; specially (Naut.), an iron hook connecting a spar with a mast. Goose quill, a large feather or quill of a goose; also, a pen made from it. Goose skin. See Goose flesh, above. Goose tongue (Bot.), a composite plant (Achillea ptarmica), growing wild in the British islands. Sea goose. (Zo["o]l.) See Phalarope. Solan goose. (Zo["o]l.) See Gannet.
Semiannually
Semiannually Sem`i*an"nu*al*ly, adv. Every half year.
Semiiannual
Semiiannual Semi`i*an"nu*al, a. Half-yearly.
Superannuate
Superannuate Su`per*an"nu*ate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Superannuated; p. pr. & vb. n. Superannuating.] [Pref. super- + L. annus a year.] 1. To impair or disquality on account of age or infirmity. --Sir T. Browne. 2. To give a pension to, on account of old age or other infirmity; to cause to retire from service on a pension.
Superannuate
Superannuate Su`per*an"nu*ate, v. i. To last beyond the year; -- said of annual plants. [Obs.] --Bacon.
Superannuated
Superannuate Su`per*an"nu*ate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Superannuated; p. pr. & vb. n. Superannuating.] [Pref. super- + L. annus a year.] 1. To impair or disquality on account of age or infirmity. --Sir T. Browne. 2. To give a pension to, on account of old age or other infirmity; to cause to retire from service on a pension.
Superannuating
Superannuate Su`per*an"nu*ate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Superannuated; p. pr. & vb. n. Superannuating.] [Pref. super- + L. annus a year.] 1. To impair or disquality on account of age or infirmity. --Sir T. Browne. 2. To give a pension to, on account of old age or other infirmity; to cause to retire from service on a pension.
Superannuation
Superannuation Su`per*an`nu*a"tion, n. The state of being superannuated, or too old for office or business; the state of being disqualified by old age; decrepitude. The world itself is in a state of superannuation. --Cowper. Slyness blinking through the watery eye of superannuation. --Coleridge.

Meaning of Annua from wikipedia

- Artemisia annua, also known as sweet wormwood, sweet annie, sweet sagewort, annual mugwort or annual wormwood (Chinese: 黄花蒿; pinyin: huánghuāhāo), is...
- Iva annua, the annual marsh elder or sumpweed, is a North American herbaceous annual plant in the sunflower family. It is native to northeastern Mexico...
- Lunaria annua, called honesty or annual honesty in English, is a species of flowering plant native to the Balkans and south west Asia, and naturalized...
- Adonis annua (syn. Adonis autumnalis L., Adonis phoenicea Bercht. & J.Presl.), also known as Pheasant's-eye, Adonis' Flower, autumn adonis, Autumn Pheasant's-eye...
- Poa annua, or annual meadow gr**** (known in America more commonly as annual bluegr**** or simply poa), is a widespread low-growing turfgr**** in temperate...
- Mercurialis annua is a species of flowering plant in the spurge family known by the common name annual mercury. It is native to Europe, North Africa,...
- Bellis annua, the annual daisy, is a plant species in the genus Bellis....
- genus in the Martyniaceae family consisting of a single species, Martynia annua L., which is commonly known as cat's claw, tiger's claw, or iceplant. However...
- Annual may refer to: Annual publication, periodical publications appearing regularly once per year Yearbook Literary annual Annual plant Annual report...
- gr****), Colobanthus quitensis (Antarctic pearlwort) and the non-native Poa annua (annual bluegr****). Growth is restricted to a few w****s in the summer. Seven...
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