invoice

noun
in·​voice | \ ˈin-ˌvȯis How to pronounce invoice (audio) \

Definition of invoice

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : an itemized list of goods shipped usually specifying the price and the terms of sale : bill
2 : a consignment of merchandise

invoice

verb
invoiced; invoicing

Definition of invoice (Entry 2 of 2)

transitive verb

: to send an invoice for or to

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Synonyms for invoice

Synonyms: Noun

account, bill, check, statement, tab

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Examples of invoice in a Sentence

Noun

Payment is due within 30 days after receipt of the invoice. the invoice stated that we owed $1500

Verb

They will invoice you directly.
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Recent Examples on the Web: Noun

On June 19, these judges sided with the county for the second time, upholding their previous ruling that struck down the prosecutors' rate and voided their second six-figure invoice. Lauren Mcgaughy, Dallas News, "Special prosecutor asks to step down from Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton's case," 1 July 2019 In April 2018, $8,820 in committee funds went to pay a South Side company to print and mail an 8th Ward newsletter, according to a copy of the invoice obtained from the city under the Freedom of Information Act. Mick Dumke, ProPublica, "At Chicago’s City Council, Committees Are Used to Reward Political Favors and Fund Patronage," 15 May 2019 Curators and researchers, using a few scraps — perhaps a small label or invoice — have been able to place these hand-tailored and embellished pieces in a historical context. Jacques Kelly, baltimoresun.com, "'A leading force in shaping the sartorial identity of the city': Unraveling the threads Lottie Barton's life," 22 June 2019 Prosecutors have also claimed that Sarkozy spent $48 million on his reelection effort - almost double the legal limit in France - using fake invoices. Fox News, "Ex-France president Sarkozy to face trial on charges of corruption, influence-peddling," 20 June 2019 Collin County taxpayers, who are on the hook to fund the investigation and prosecution, paid one invoice topping $200,000. Lauren Mcgaughy, Dallas News, "Criminal case against Texas AG Ken Paxton in limbo as prosecutors suffer another setback in pay dispute," 19 June 2019 Hughes later reviewed several years’ worth of records and found that Phillips had been generating fraudulent invoices in the names of at least two other Wyatt venders. Mike Spies, The New Yorker, "The N.R.A.’s Longtime C.F.O. Was Caught Embezzling Before Joining the Organization, Former Colleagues Say," 19 June 2019 Where to find your customer number: Your customer number is an 11 or 12 digit identifier on your magazine label, renewal notice, or account invoice — highlighted in red on the samples shown below. nybooks.info, "Customer Number," 17 June 2019 Trump still owes the city $470,417 for the event, the invoice shows. Erin Corbett, Fortune, "Trump's MAGA Rallies Cost Big Bucks and Cities Are Stuck Footing the Bills," 15 June 2019

Recent Examples on the Web: Verb

McKinsey had initially invoiced SunEdison before sending bills to several SunEdison affiliates that were never a part of the bankruptcy. Tom Corrigan, WSJ, "McKinsey Is Big in Bankruptcy—and Highly Secretive," 27 Apr. 2018 Deep in the hold of the incoming ship a bale of rags, invoiced as paper stock, may conceal a score of narcotics, liquor, jewelry, forbidden bird plumes, obscene books, or any one of a hundred other articles, either forbidden or heavily taxed. Popular Mechanics Editors, Popular Mechanics, "Rewind: What Guarding Uncle Sam's Borders Was Like in 1925," 11 Feb. 2019 LiveOps is similar, but service reps operate as independent contractors, typically invoicing LiveOps $10 to $15 per hour depending on the type of call and performance. Mary Hunt, Woman's Day, "8 Easy Ways to Make Money Online," 12 June 2018 LiveOps is similar, but service reps operate as independent contractors, typically invoicing LiveOps $10 to $15 per hour depending on the type of call and performance. Mary Hunt, Woman's Day, "8 Easy Ways to Make Money Online," 12 June 2018 LiveOps is similar, but service reps operate as independent contractors, typically invoicing LiveOps $10 to $15 per hour depending on the type of call and performance. Mary Hunt, Woman's Day, "8 Easy Ways to Make Money Online," 12 June 2018 For example, Arno invoiced Jenkins for 18,000 signatures through May 21 when a tally later shared by Arno's lawyer showed the firm collected less than half that amount in the same time, according to the documents. Patrick Svitek, star-telegram, "After failing to crash Texas’ Senate race, independent candidate alleges Cruz campaign derailed him," 7 July 2018 Paul Hastings invoiced the city more than $667,000 for work in the last three weeks of June alone. Stephen Deere, ajc, "Atlanta’s legal bills related to corruption probe top $7.5M, AJC finds," 28 June 2018 If the arbitrator finds the arbitration to be non-frivolous, the Union-Tribune will pay the fees invoiced by JAMS, including filing fees and arbitrator and hearing expenses. sandiegouniontribune.com, "San Diego Union-Tribune Terms of Service," 25 June 2018

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First Known Use of invoice

Noun

1560, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Verb

1698, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for invoice

Noun

modification of Middle French envois, plural of envoi message — more at envoi

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The first known use of invoice was in 1560

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invoice

noun

English Language Learners Definition of invoice

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a document that shows a list of goods or services and the prices to be paid for them

invoice

verb

English Language Learners Definition of invoice (Entry 2 of 2)

: to send or give (someone) a bill for a purchase or service : to submit an invoice to (someone)

invoice

noun
in·​voice | \ ˈin-ˌvȯis How to pronounce invoice (audio) \

Kids Definition of invoice

: a list of goods shipped usually showing the price and the terms of sale

invoice

noun
in·​voice | \ ˈin-ˌvȯis How to pronounce invoice (audio) \

Legal Definition of invoice

1 : a seller's itemized statement to a buyer usually specifying the price of goods or services and the terms of sale : bill sense 4
2 : a consignment of merchandise

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