What does imposed mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. imposed(adj)

    set forth authoritatively as obligatory

    "the imposed taxation"; "rules imposed by society"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Imposed

    of Impose

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'imposed' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2948


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of imposed in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of imposed in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Lord Chesterfield:

    Choose your pleasures for yourself, and do not let them be imposed upon you.

  2. Milton Friedman:

    Inflation is the one form of taxation that can be imposed without legislation.

  3. Jose Ortega y Gasset:

    Order is not pressure which is imposed on society from without, but an equilibrium which is set up from within.

  4. George Bernard Shaw:

    Parentage is a very important profession, but no test of fitness for it is ever imposed in the interest of the children.

  5. Cuba Carter:

    [The embargo] doesn't hurt the Castro brothers, it just hurts the people of Cuba -- about 11 million of them -- who have had to suffer because of our own imposed economic sanctions.

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