Definition and Meanings for impositions

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Part of Speech of impositions

noun, transitive verb

Etymology of impositions

f., fr. l. impositio the application of a name to a thing. see impone

Meaning of impositions


as noun

  • the act of imposing, laying on, affixing, enjoining, inflicting, obtruding, and the like.
  • that which is imposed, levied, or enjoined; charge; burden; injunction; tax.
  • an extra exercise enjoined on students as a punishment.
  • an excessive, arbitrary, or unlawful exaction; hence, a trick or deception put on laid on others; cheating; fraud; delusion; imposture.
  • the act of laying on the hands as a religious ceremoy, in ordination, confirmation, etc.

as transitive verb

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