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im·post 1

 (ĭm′pōst′)
n.
1. Something, such as a tax or duty, that is imposed.
2. Sports The weight a horse must carry in a handicap race.

[Obsolete French, from Old French, from Medieval Latin impostum, from Latin, neuter of impostus, variant of impositus, past participle of impōnere, to place upon; see impose.]

im·post 2

 (ĭm′pōst′)
n.
The uppermost part of a column or pillar supporting an arch.

[French imposte, from Italian imposta, from Latin, feminine past participle of impōnere, to place upon; see impose.]
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impost

(ˈɪmpəʊst)
n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a tax, esp a customs duty
2. (Horse Racing) horse racing the specific weight that a particular horse must carry in a handicap race
vb
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (tr) US to classify (imported goods) according to the duty payable on them
[C16: from Medieval Latin impostus tax, from Latin impositus imposed; see impose]
ˈimposter n

impost

(ˈɪmpəʊst)
n
(Architecture) architect a member at the top of a wall, pier, or column that supports an arch, esp one that has a projecting moulding
[C17: from French imposte, from Latin impositus placed upon; see impose]
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im•post1

(ˈɪm poʊst)

n.
1. a tax; duty; levy.
2. the weight assigned to a horse in a race.
[1560–70; < Medieval Latin impostus a tax, variant of impositus, past participle of impōnere to impose]
im′post•er, n.

im•post2

(ˈɪm poʊst)

n.
1. the point of springing of an arch; spring.
2. an architectural feature immediately beneath this point.
[1655–65; < French imposte < Italian imposta < Latin: feminine of impostus (past participle): see impost1]
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impost


Past participle: imposted
Gerund: imposting

Imperative
impost
impost
Present
I impost
you impost
he/she/it imposts
we impost
you impost
they impost
Preterite
I imposted
you imposted
he/she/it imposted
we imposted
you imposted
they imposted
Present Continuous
I am imposting
you are imposting
he/she/it is imposting
we are imposting
you are imposting
they are imposting
Present Perfect
I have imposted
you have imposted
he/she/it has imposted
we have imposted
you have imposted
they have imposted
Past Continuous
I was imposting
you were imposting
he/she/it was imposting
we were imposting
you were imposting
they were imposting
Past Perfect
I had imposted
you had imposted
he/she/it had imposted
we had imposted
you had imposted
they had imposted
Future
I will impost
you will impost
he/she/it will impost
we will impost
you will impost
they will impost
Future Perfect
I will have imposted
you will have imposted
he/she/it will have imposted
we will have imposted
you will have imposted
they will have imposted
Future Continuous
I will be imposting
you will be imposting
he/she/it will be imposting
we will be imposting
you will be imposting
they will be imposting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been imposting
you have been imposting
he/she/it has been imposting
we have been imposting
you have been imposting
they have been imposting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been imposting
you will have been imposting
he/she/it will have been imposting
we will have been imposting
you will have been imposting
they will have been imposting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been imposting
you had been imposting
he/she/it had been imposting
we had been imposting
you had been imposting
they had been imposting
Conditional
I would impost
you would impost
he/she/it would impost
we would impost
you would impost
they would impost
Past Conditional
I would have imposted
you would have imposted
he/she/it would have imposted
we would have imposted
you would have imposted
they would have imposted
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.impost - money collected under a tariff
tariff, duty - a government tax on imports or exports; "they signed a treaty to lower duties on trade between their countries"
ship money - an impost levied in England to provide money for ships for national defense
2.impost - the lowest stone in an arch -- from which it springs
arch - (architecture) a masonry construction (usually curved) for spanning an opening and supporting the weight above it
stone - building material consisting of a piece of rock hewn in a definite shape for a special purpose; "he wanted a special stone to mark the site"
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impost

noun
1. A compulsory contribution, usually of money, that is required for the support of a government:
2. Sports. Something carried physically:
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Translations

impost

[ˈɪmpəʊst] Nimpuesto m
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