listen to the pronunciation of overtax
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To overburden

The overtaxed shaft snapped.

To tax to an excessive degree
{v} to tax too much or too high
To tax or to task too heavily
tax excessively; "Don't overtax my constituents!"
{f} impose taxes that are too high; require too much, demand too much; overdo, overexert
If you overtax someone or something, you force them to work harder than they can really manage, and may do them harm as a result. a contralto who has overtaxed her voice
If you say that a government is overtaxing its people, you mean that it is making them pay more tax than you think they should pay. You can't help Britain by overtaxing its people
tax excessively; "Don't overtax my constituents!