A tenth; the tenth part of anything; specifically, the tenthpart 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. Almost all the tithes of England and Wales are commuted by law into rent charges.
- A tenth part of one's annual income contributed voluntarily or due as a tax, especially for the support of the clergy or church.
- The institution or obligation of paying tithes.
- A tax or assessment of one tenth.
- A tenth part.
- A very small part.
- To contribute or pay a tenth part of (one's annual income).
- To levy a tithe on.
- To pay a tithe.