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o·ver·tax

 (ō′vər-tăks′)
tr.v. o·ver·taxed, o·ver·tax·ing, o·ver·tax·es
1. To subject to an excessive burden or strain.
2. To tax in excess of what is considered appropriate or just.

o′ver·tax·a′tion n.
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overtax

(ˌəʊvəˈtæks)
vb (tr)
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) to tax too heavily
2. to impose too great a strain on
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o•ver•tax

(ˌoʊ vərˈtæks)

v.t.
1. to tax too heavily.
2. to make too great demands on.
[1640–50]
o`ver•tax•a′tion, n.
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overtax


Past participle: overtaxed
Gerund: overtaxing

Imperative
overtax
overtax
Present
I overtax
you overtax
he/she/it overtaxes
we overtax
you overtax
they overtax
Preterite
I overtaxed
you overtaxed
he/she/it overtaxed
we overtaxed
you overtaxed
they overtaxed
Present Continuous
I am overtaxing
you are overtaxing
he/she/it is overtaxing
we are overtaxing
you are overtaxing
they are overtaxing
Present Perfect
I have overtaxed
you have overtaxed
he/she/it has overtaxed
we have overtaxed
you have overtaxed
they have overtaxed
Past Continuous
I was overtaxing
you were overtaxing
he/she/it was overtaxing
we were overtaxing
you were overtaxing
they were overtaxing
Past Perfect
I had overtaxed
you had overtaxed
he/she/it had overtaxed
we had overtaxed
you had overtaxed
they had overtaxed
Future
I will overtax
you will overtax
he/she/it will overtax
we will overtax
you will overtax
they will overtax
Future Perfect
I will have overtaxed
you will have overtaxed
he/she/it will have overtaxed
we will have overtaxed
you will have overtaxed
they will have overtaxed
Future Continuous
I will be overtaxing
you will be overtaxing
he/she/it will be overtaxing
we will be overtaxing
you will be overtaxing
they will be overtaxing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been overtaxing
you have been overtaxing
he/she/it has been overtaxing
we have been overtaxing
you have been overtaxing
they have been overtaxing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been overtaxing
you will have been overtaxing
he/she/it will have been overtaxing
we will have been overtaxing
you will have been overtaxing
they will have been overtaxing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been overtaxing
you had been overtaxing
he/she/it had been overtaxing
we had been overtaxing
you had been overtaxing
they had been overtaxing
Conditional
I would overtax
you would overtax
he/she/it would overtax
we would overtax
you would overtax
they would overtax
Past Conditional
I would have overtaxed
you would have overtaxed
he/she/it would have overtaxed
we would have overtaxed
you would have overtaxed
they would have overtaxed
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.overtax - tax excessively; "Don't overtax my constituents!"
tax - levy a tax on; "The State taxes alcohol heavily"; "Clothing is not taxed in our state"
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Translations
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overbelaste
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pārliecīgi izmantotpārslogot
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overtax

[ˌəʊvəˈtæks] VT
1. (Fin) → gravar en exceso
2. (fig) [+ strength, patience] → agotar, abusar de
to overtax o.sexigirse demasiado a sí mismo
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

overtax

[ˌəʊvərˈtæks] vt [+ service, system] → mettre à trop rude épreuve
to overtax one's strength → abuser de ses forces
to overtax o.s. → se surmener
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

overtax

[ˌəʊvəˈtæks] vt (Fin) → imporre tasse eccessive a (fig) (strength, patience) → mettere a dura prova
to overtax o.s. → abusare delle proprie forze
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

overtax

(əuvəˈtӕks) verb
to put too great a strain on. He overtaxed his strength.
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References in classic literature ?
But if any one of his clerks can be advantageously treated with on such terms as may not overtax your pecuniary resources, accept my assurance that the opportunity shall be made the most of by, dear madam, your faithful servant,
I may overtax your patience with the story of my life so different from yours, not only in all the facts but altogether in spirit.
Carefully study the well-being of your men, and do not overtax them.
She was overbusy and overtaxed, and her thoughts were naturally drawn towards the difficult problems of daily living.
This double burden soon proved too much for my already overtaxed beast, and thus our speed was terribly diminished, for the others would proceed no faster than the slowest of us could go.
The boy's lips formed a glad cry of salutation as his eyes first discovered the whites--a cry that was never uttered, for almost immediately he witnessed that which turned his happiness to anger as he saw that both the white men were wielding heavy whips brutally upon the naked backs of the poor devils staggering along beneath loads that would have overtaxed the strength and endurance of strong men at the beginning of a new day.
My administration is somewhat overtaxed, and this is the reason why I have not slept during the past night."
He watched a patch of moonlight cross the floor of their lodging, and, as sometimes happens when the mind is overtaxed, he fell asleep for the rest of the room, but kept awake for the patch of moonlight.
Grewgious, with his usual air of repeating a lesson, 'cannot have his rest broken, and his mind cruelly tormented, and his body overtaxed by fatigue, without being thoroughly worn out.'
I soon found that I had overtaxed my strength and that I must repose before I could continue my journey.
Bill's overtaxed brain turned one convulsive hand-spring, and came to rest with a sense of having dislocated itself.
'I'm sure that they (the DOF and BIR) are all very intelligent, mature people that they will not overtax so that we lose whatever good it is ...