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tithe is pronounced in one syllable
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An example use of tithe in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… stored in the tithe barn …”
meanings of tithe
To spare only every tenth person, killing the rest (usually in relation to the sacking of the episcopal seat at Canterbury by the pagan Danes in 1011).
To take one-tenth or a tithe of something.
To pay a tithe; to pay a 10% tax.
To pay a tithe upon something.
To pay something as a tithe.
To give one-tenth or a tithe of something.
To grant, concede.
To compose the tenth part of something.
To pay or offer as a levy in the manner of a tithe or religious tax.
To enforce or collect a tithe.
To decimate: to kill every tenth person, usually as a military punishment.
To enforce or collect a tithe upon someone or something.
To impose a tithe upon someone or something.
A boon (a grant or concession).
A contribution to one's religious community or congregation of worship (notably to the LDS church).
A small part or proportion.
The tenth part of the increase arising from the profits of land and stock, allotted to the clergy for their support, as in England, or devoted to religious or charitable uses.
Receiving a concession or grant; successful in prayer or request.
tithe frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR
the word tithe occurs in english on average 1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.