• Levies Definition & Synonyms

  1. (pl. ) of Levy

• Levy Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) The act of levying or collecting by authority; as, the levy of troops, taxes, etc.
  2. (v. t.) To erect, build, or set up; to make or construct; to raise or cast up; as, to levy a mill, dike, ditch, a nuisance, etc.
  3. (v. i.) To seize property, real or personal, or subject it to the operation of an execution; to make a levy; as, to levy on property; the usual mode of levying, in England, is by seizing the goods.
  4. (n.) That which is levied, as an army, force, tribute, etc.
  5. (v. t.) To raise or collect by assessment; to exact by authority; as, to levy taxes, toll, tribute, or contributions.
  6. (v. t.) To raise, as a siege.
  7. (n.) The taking or seizure of property on executions to satisfy judgments, or on warrants for the collection of taxes; a collecting by execution.
  8. (n.) A name formerly given in Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia to the Spanish real of one eighth of a dollar (or 12/ cents), valued at eleven pence when the dollar was rated at 7s. 6d.
  9. (v. t.) To gather or exact; as, to levy money.
  10. (v. t.) To raise; to collect; said of troops, to form into an army by enrollment, conscription, etc.
  11. (v. t.) To take or seize on execution; to collect by execution.

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