from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To subject to an excessive burden or strain.
  • transitive verb To tax in excess of what is considered appropriate or just.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To tax too heavily or oppressively; hence, to exact too much from in any way.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To tax or to task too heavily.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb To tax to an excessive degree
  • verb To overburden

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb tax excessively


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