cess

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cess

 (sĕs)
n. Irish
Luck.

[Possibly short for success.]

cess

(sɛs)
n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) Brit (formerly) any of several special taxes, such as a land tax in Scotland
2. (Historical Terms) (formerly, in Ireland)
a. the obligation to provide the soldiers and household of the lord deputy with supplies at fixed prices
b. any military exaction
vb
3. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (tr) Brit to tax or assess for taxation
4. (Historical Terms) (formerly in Ireland) to impose (soldiers) upon a population, to be supported by them
[C16: short for assessment]

cess

(sɛs)
n
an Irish slang word for luck: bad cess to you!.
[C19: probably from cess1 (sense 2)]

cess

(sɛs)
n
(Building) short for cesspool

cess

(sɛs)

n. Irish Eng.
luck.
[1855–60; perhaps aph. variant of success]

cess


Past participle: cessed
Gerund: cessing

Imperative
cess
cess
Present
I cess
you cess
he/she/it cesses
we cess
you cess
they cess
Preterite
I cessed
you cessed
he/she/it cessed
we cessed
you cessed
they cessed
Present Continuous
I am cessing
you are cessing
he/she/it is cessing
we are cessing
you are cessing
they are cessing
Present Perfect
I have cessed
you have cessed
he/she/it has cessed
we have cessed
you have cessed
they have cessed
Past Continuous
I was cessing
you were cessing
he/she/it was cessing
we were cessing
you were cessing
they were cessing
Past Perfect
I had cessed
you had cessed
he/she/it had cessed
we had cessed
you had cessed
they had cessed
Future
I will cess
you will cess
he/she/it will cess
we will cess
you will cess
they will cess
Future Perfect
I will have cessed
you will have cessed
he/she/it will have cessed
we will have cessed
you will have cessed
they will have cessed
Future Continuous
I will be cessing
you will be cessing
he/she/it will be cessing
we will be cessing
you will be cessing
they will be cessing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been cessing
you have been cessing
he/she/it has been cessing
we have been cessing
you have been cessing
they have been cessing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been cessing
you will have been cessing
he/she/it will have been cessing
we will have been cessing
you will have been cessing
they will have been cessing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been cessing
you had been cessing
he/she/it had been cessing
we had been cessing
you had been cessing
they had been cessing
Conditional
I would cess
you would cess
he/she/it would cess
we would cess
you would cess
they would cess
Past Conditional
I would have cessed
you would have cessed
he/she/it would have cessed
we would have cessed
you would have cessed
they would have cessed
References in classic literature ?
He could have enjoyed portraying to uninitiated listeners various scenes at which he had been a witness or ably discussing the pro- cesses of war with other proved men.
Alternatively, Jaitley said cesses can be imposed which would be subsumed in the taxes after five years.
Summary: Despite opacity around the use of funds, the Centre introduces two new cesses in Budget 2016.
The imposition of Krishi Kalyan cess, expected to yield Rs 5,000 crore to the government next year, as well as the infrastructure cess on cars that is estimated to yield Rs 3,000 crore, adds to a growing trend of the Centre raising a substantial chunk of its tax revenues from cesses and surcharges.
However, not a single rupees has been collected as cess from the transportation of the flour to Bajaur Agency in last ten years" Engineer Shaukat Ullah said adding that all types of taxes, cesses and levies on the transpiration of edibles could be removed if the House would recommend.
Overall, the government is looking at raising more than ` 54,450 crore from five major cesses in 2016- 17, an increase of ` 23,116 crore over the revised estimate of ` 31,335 crore in the current fiscal.