Associations to the word «Impose»


IMPOSE, verb. (transitive) To establish or apply by authority.
IMPOSE, verb. (intransitive) to be an inconvenience
IMPOSE, verb. To enforce: compel to behave in a certain way
IMPOSE, verb. To practice a trick or deception.
IMPOSE, verb. To lay on, as the hands, in the religious rites of confirmation and ordination.
IMPOSE, verb. 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.

Dictionary definition

IMPOSE, verb. Compel to behave in a certain way; "Social relations impose courtesy".
IMPOSE, verb. Impose something unpleasant; "The principal visited his rage on the students".
IMPOSE, verb. Impose and collect; "levy a fine".

Wise words

The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.
Leo Tolstoy