excise excise  /ɛk ˈsaɪs/


  1. (n) a tax that is measured by the amount of business done (not on property or income from real estate)
  2. (v) remove by erasing or crossing out or as if by drawing a line
  3. (v) levy an excise tax on
  4. (v) remove by cutting


Derived Word(s)


  1. In 1949, under the excise tax system, said Henderson, only $40 billion, or 22.
  2. But un officially Treasury is now reconciled to a substantial slice in excise taxes.
  3. On top of that, the government has made sales and excise taxes on a new vehicle bought this year tax deductible without itemizing.


  1. Excise arrests 30 at Zac Brown concert

    The Indiana State Excise Police arrested 30 people during the Zac Brown Band concert Sunday night. Read more at www.WISHTV.com
    on June 10, 2013     Source: WISH-TV Indianapolis

  2. Excise officers arrest 30 at Zac Brown Band concert

    PRESS RELEASE – Indiana State Excise Police officers arrested 30 people on 35 charges during the Zac Brown Band concert at Klipsch Music Center this evening. That’s down from last month’s concerts, when excise officers arrested 54 people at Brad …
    on June 10, 2013     Source: FOX 59 Indianapolis

  3. Excise Police arrest 30 at Zac Brown concert

    Indiana State Excise Police report they arrested 30 minors on 35 charges during the Zac Brown Band concert Sunday night at Klipsch Music Center.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: WTHR Indianapolis


  1. Chairman Louise Ellman added: "The government handled a phased set of increases to Vehicle Excise Duty (car tax) so badly they tarnished the image of environmental taxes."
    on Jul 23, 2009 By: Louise Ellman Source: BBC News

  2. "I support it (the excise cut) because I'm part of the team, and it is our Liberal Party-Coalition reply to the Budget," Mr Turnbull said. "And it is a good policy, and I do support it personally. Naturally, I support the policy measures...
    on May 19, 2008 By: Malcolm Turnbull Source: Melbourne Herald Sun

  3. "Firstly, follow the Coalition's decisive lead and cut fuel excise by five cents a litre," Mr Truss said. "Labor has a dreadful record on fuel excise - driving it up 500pc between 1983 and 1996 - but cutting it now will be a relief for...
    on May 22, 2008 By: Warren Truss Source: Stock and Land

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