• An inland tax or duty imposed on certain commodities of home production and consumption, as spirits, tobacco, etc., or on their manufacture and sale.
  • That branch or department of the civil service which is connected with the levying of such duties. In the United States this office is called the <em>Office of Internal Revenue.</em>
  • Of or pertaining to the excise: as, <em>excise</em> acts; <em>excise</em> commissioners.
  • To lay or impose a duty on; levy an excise on.
  • To impose upon; overcharge.
  • To cut out or off: as, to <internalXref urlencoded="excise">excise</internalXref> a tumor.
  • In inland duty or impost operating as an indirect tax on the consumer, levied upon certain specified articles, as, tobacco, ale, spirits, etc., grown or manufactured in the country. It is also levied to pursue certain trades and deal in certain commodities. Certain direct taxes (as, in England, those on carriages, servants, plate, armorial bearings, etc.), are included in the excise. Often used adjectively
  • That department or bureau of the public service charged with the collection of the excise taxes.
  • To lay or impose an excise upon.
  • To impose upon; to overcharge.
  • To cut out or off; to separate and remove.
  • A <xref>tax</xref> charged on goods <xref>produced</xref> <xref>within</xref> the country (as opposed to <xref>customs</xref> <xref>duties</xref>, charged on goods from outside the country).
  • To <xref>impose</xref> an excise tax on something.
  • To <xref>cut</xref> <xref>out</xref>; to <xref>remove</xref>.
  • To perform certain types of <xref>female circumcision</xref>.
  • a tax that is measured by the amount of business done (not on property or income from real estate)
  • levy an excise tax on
  • remove by cutting
  • remove by erasing or crossing out or as if by drawing a line
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