tax (Noun) — Charge against a citizen's person, property or activity for the support of government.
tax (Verb) — Levy a tax on. ex. "The State taxes alcohol heavily" ex. "Clothing is not taxed in our state"
tax (Verb) — Set or determine the amount of (a payment such as a fine).
tax (Verb) — Use to the limit. ex. "you are taxing my patience"
tax (Verb) — Make a charge against or accuse. ex. "They taxed him failure to appear in court"