Definition of tariff:
- A schedule, system, or scheme of duties imposed by the government of a country upon goods imported or exported; as, a revenue tariff; a protective tariff; Clay's compromise tariff. ( U. S. 1833).
- A tariff may be imposed solely for, and with reference to, the production of revenue ( called a revenue tariff, or tariff for revenue, or for the artificial fostering of home industries ( a projective tariff), or as a means of coercing foreign governments, as in case of retaliatory tariff.
- Any schedule or system of rates, changes, etc.; as, a tariff of fees, or of railroad fares.
- The duty, or rate of duty, so imposed; as, the tariff on wool; a tariff of two cents a pound.
- To make a list of duties on, as goods.
- "The Rise of Cotton Mills in the South", Broadus Mitchell.
- "Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present", Various.
- "The Red Hand of Ulster", George A. Birmingham.