11 Definitions of Levy

The meaning of the word levy, the definition of Levy:

n. - A name formerly given in Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia to the Spanish real of one eighth of a dollar (or 12/ cents), valued at eleven pence when the dollar was rated at 7s. 6d.

n. - The act of levying or collecting by authority; as, the levy of troops, taxes, etc.

n. - That which is levied, as an army, force, tribute, etc.

n. - The taking or seizure of property on executions to satisfy judgments, or on warrants for the collection of taxes; a collecting by execution.

v. t. - To raise, as a siege.

v. t. - To raise; to collect; said of troops, to form into an army by enrollment, conscription, etc.

v. t. - To raise or collect by assessment; to exact by authority; as, to levy taxes, toll, tribute, or contributions.

v. t. - To gather or exact; as, to levy money.

v. t. - To erect, build, or set up; to make or construct; to raise or cast up; as, to levy a mill, dike, ditch, a nuisance, etc.

v. t. - To take or seize on execution; to collect by execution.

v. i. - To seize property, real or personal, or subject it to the operation of an execution; to make a levy; as, to levy on property; the usual mode of levying, in England, is by seizing the goods.

The word "levy" uses 4 letters: E L V Y

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a - leavy vealy  

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el lev ley lv lye ye

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