levy


levy

verb

Definition of LEVY

1
to pick especially for required military service <unprepared for war, the government was forced to levy men on a scale that was unprecedented in its history>
Related Words impress, press; enlist, enroll (also enrol), recruit; call up; sign up, volunteer
Near Antonyms discharge, muster out
2
to establish or apply as a charge or penalty <the baseball commissioner is levying a fine of $10,000 against every player involved in the fracas>
Synonyms assess, charge, exact, fine, lay, levy, put
Antonyms remit

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