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Levy (IPA: /ˈɫɛvi/, /ˈɫivi/)


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.

Levy (n.)

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

Levy (n.)

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

Levy (n.)

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

Levy (v. t.)

To raise, as a siege.

Levy (v. t.)

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

Levy (v. t.)

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

Levy (v. t.)

To gather or exact; as, to levy money.

Levy (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.

Levy (v. t.)

To take or seize on execution; to collect by execution.

Levy (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.

Levy

Protein-coding gene in the species Drosophila melanogaster

Levy

Human settlement in South Carolina, United States of America

Levy

Family name

Levy

Given name

Levy Synonyms

Levy En Masse

Levy Synonyms

Impose

Levy Synonyms

Raise, Recruit

Levy (Last Name / Surname)

Levy is the #932 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 37,228 people had that surname.

Spanish Translation

Levy in Spanish is Exacción

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Lily... you be sure and get Levy back to the guild safe and sound... Swear it... on your life..." - Fictional last words in animated television series


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