Excise vs Encise - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between excise and encise
is that excise
is while encise
From (etyl) excijs, altered under the influence of Latin .
* (l) (obsolete)
A tax charged on goods produced within the country (as opposed to customs duties, charged on goods from outside the country).
* 1668 July 3rd, , “Thomas Rue contra'' Andrew Hou?toun” in ''The Deci?ions of the Lords of Council & Se??ion I (Edinburgh, 1683),
* 1755, , A Dictionary of the English Language , "excise",
- Andrew Hou?toun'' and ''Adam Mu?het'', being Tack?men of the Excize , did Imploy ''Thomas Rue'' to be their Collector, and gave him a Sallary of 30. pound ''Sterling for a year.
* 1787, ,
- A hateful tax levied upon commodities, and adjudged not by the common judges of property, but wretches hired by those to whom Excise is paid.
- The Congress shall have power to lay and collect taxes, duties, imposts, and excises , to pay the debts of the United States;
* excise tax
* central excise
* excise house
To impose an excise tax on something.
From (etyl) exciser, from (etyl) excisus, past participle of .
To cut out; to remove.
* 1846 , William Youatt, The Dog ,
* 1901, , Preface to the second edition of Myth, Ritual, and Religion ,
- [T]hey [warts] may be lifted up with the forceps, and excised with a knife or scissors, and the wound touched with nitrate of silver.
* 1987 , , page 442 of Small Sacrifices ,
- In revising the book I have excised certain passages which, as the book first appeared, were inconsistent with its main thesis.
(rare) To perform certain types of female circumcision.
- Insanity]] can be cured. Personality disorders are so [[inextricable, inextricably entwined with the heart and mind and soul that it is well-nigh impossible to excise them.