Definition of Tariff

1. Noun. A government tax on imports or exports. "They signed a treaty to lower duties on trade between their countries"




2. Verb. Charge a tariff. "Tariff imported goods"
Generic synonyms: Tax

Definition of Tariff

1. n. A schedule, system, or scheme of duties imposed by the government of a country upon goods imported or exported; as, a revenue tariff; a protective tariff; Clay's compromise tariff. (U. S. 1833).

2. v. t. To make a list of duties on, as goods.

3. n. A tariff may be imposed solely for, and with reference to, the production of revenue (called a revenue tariff, or tariff for revenue, or for the artificial fostering of home industries (a projective tariff), or as a means of coercing foreign governments, as in case of retaliatory tariff.

Definition of Tariff

1. Noun. a system of government-imposed duties levied on imported or exported goods; a list of such duties, or the duties themselves ¹

2. Noun. a schedule of rates, fees or prices ¹

3. Noun. (British) a sentence determined according to a scale of standard penalties for certain categories of crime ¹

4. Verb. (transitive) to levy a duty on (something) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tariff

1. to tax imported or exported goods [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tariff

targetiers
targeting
targetless
targets
targettable
targetted
targetting
targing
targum
targumim
targums
tarhana
tarhonya
taribavirin
tarictic
tariff (current term)
tariffed
tariffing
tariffs
tarin
taring
tarings
tariqa
tariqas
tariquidar
tariric acid
tarka dahl
tarkhan
tarkhans
tarkianite

Literary usage of Tariff

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1. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1916)
"Am Hist R 22:5S-64 О '16 One and Indivisible on the tariff. ... Outlook 114:49-50 S 13 '16 Some aspects of the tariff question, hy F. W: Taussig. Review. ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"The great problem was to unite them under a common external tariff and to ... The tariff has been made to serve political ends as well as industrial and ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"The great problem was to unite them under a common external tariff and to ... The tariff has been made to serve political ends as well as industrial and ..."

4. A History of the United States by William Coligny Doub (1906)
"Just before the presidential election of 1828 Congress enacted a tariff law which ... Because of the very high and absurd duties which this tariff laid on ..."

5. Public Affairs Information Service Bulletin by Public Affairs Information Service (1920)
"tariff—Continued t Central union of the Chinese students In tariff autonomy. ... World peace and Chinese customs tariff, schedule of import duties. ..."

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