What does Tariff mean?

Definitions for Tariffˈtær ɪf

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Tariff.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. duty, tariff(verb)

    a government tax on imports or exports

    "they signed a treaty to lower duties on trade between their countries"

  2. tariff(verb)

    charge a tariff

    "tariff imported goods"


  1. tariff(Noun)

    a system of government-imposed duties levied on imported or exported goods; a list of such duties, or the duties themselves

  2. tariff(Noun)

    a schedule of rates, fees or prices

  3. tariff(Noun)

    a sentence determined according to a scale of standard penalties for certain categories of crime

  4. tariff(Verb)

    to levy a duty on (something)

  5. Origin: tariffa, from تعاريف.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tariff(noun)

    a schedule, system, or scheme of duties imposed by the government of a country upon goods imported or exported; as, a revenue tariff; a protective tariff; Clay's compromise tariff. (U. S. 1833)

  2. Tariff(noun)

    the duty, or rate of duty, so imposed; as, the tariff on wool; a tariff of two cents a pound

  3. Tariff(noun)

    any schedule or system of rates, changes, etc.; as, a tariff of fees, or of railroad fares

  4. Tariff(verb)

    to make a list of duties on, as goods


  1. Tariff

    A tariff is either a tax on imports or exports, or a list of prices for such things as rail service, bus routes, and electrical usage. The meaning in is now the more common meaning. The meaning in is historically earlier. The meaning in developed from a tabular list of tax rates for different import goods.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Tariff

    tar′if, n. a list of the duties, &c., fixed by law on merchandise: a list of charges, fees, or prices. [Fr.,—Sp.,—Ar. ta‛rīf, giving information, from ‛arafa, to explain.]

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Tariff' in Nouns Frequency: #2645


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Tariff in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Tariff in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Images & Illustrations of Tariff

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Translations for Tariff

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • تعاريف, تعريفةArabic
  • tarifa, arancelSpanish
  • tariffi, hinnasto, tulli, tullimaksu, periäFinnish
  • תעריףHebrew
  • մաքսատուրք, գնացուցակ, տարիֆArmenian
  • tariffaItalian
  • ბაჟიGeorgian
  • tariefDutch
  • tariffNorwegian
  • прейскурант, тариф, расценка, пошлина, [[шкала]] [[ставка, прайс-лист, [[облагать]] [[пошлинаRussian
  • సుంఖాలుTelugu

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