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Impose (IPA: /ˌɪmˈpoʊz/)


Impose (v. t.)

To lay on; to set or place; to put; to deposit.

Impose (v. t.)

To lay as a charge, burden, tax, duty, obligation, command, penalty, etc.; to enjoin; to levy; to inflict; as, to impose a toll or tribute.

Impose (v. t.)

To lay on, as the hands, in the religious rites of confirmation and ordination.

Impose (v. t.)

To arrange in proper order on a table of stone or metal and lock up in a chase for printing; -- said of columns or pages of type, forms, etc.

Impose (v. i.)

To practice trick or deception.

Impose (n.)

A command; injunction.

Impose Synonyms

Enforce

Impose Synonyms

Visit, Inflict, Bring Down

Impose Synonyms

Levy

Spanish Translation

Impose in Spanish is Imponer

Tagalog Translation

Impose in Tagalog is Igiit

Example Sentence (Quote)

"No longer may the head of a state consider himself outside of the law, and impose inhuman acts on the peoples of the world." - Robert H. Jackson

Example Sentence (Quote)

"We can't impose freedom, but we can eliminate roadblocks to freedom, and to allow free societies to develop." - Freedom

Example Sentence (Quote)

" When new technologies impose themselves on societies long habituated to older technologies, anxieties of all kinds result." - Marshall McLuhan


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