Definition for EXACT'OR


  1. One who exacts; an officer who collects tribute, taxes or customs. I will make thine officers peace, and thine exactors righteousness. Isa. lx.
  2. An extortioner; one who compels another to pay more than is legal or reasonable; one who demands something without pity or regard to justice. Bacon.
  3. He that demands by authority; as, an exactor of oaths. Bacon.
  4. One who is unreasonably severe in his injunctions or demands. Tillotson.

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