invoice

noun
in·voice | \ˈin-ˌvȯis \

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

While at Epix, Rensing set up fake companies and submitted invoices to his employer for purported services. Eriq Gardner, The Hollywood Reporter, "Hollywood Docket: "Most Interesting Man"; Dr. Luke v. Kesha; 'Goldie and Bear' Lawsuit," 1 June 2018 The lawsuit charges that Tailwind, as directed by Armstrong and sporting director Johan Bruyneel, submitted payment invoices to USPS while intentionally concealing that the team repeatedly violated the sponsorship agreement’s anti-doping provisions. Michael Mccann, SI.com, "Was It the Right Decision for Lance Armstrong to Settle in His Lawsuit With the U.S. Government?," 21 Apr. 2018 To make the payments, the scheme called for Gatto to use sham invoices from Adidas to send money to an AAU basketball program controlled by Co-conspirator 3, according to the indictment. Chris White, The Courier-Journal, "The FBI just introduced a new character to the Louisville basketball scandal," 11 Apr. 2018 For example, the athletic department generated $393,768 in August 2017 and of that, the Aspire Group received $37,108.80, according to an invoice. Kelli Stacy, courant.com, "Historically Low Attendance At UConn Men's Basketball, Football Games As Programs Try To Rebuild," 10 July 2018 According to city invoices, his company, Artists Development Company, was paid $2,950 in 2016, $42,325 in 2017 and $13,050 so far this year, which includes amounts paid to the performers, per the terms of each contract. Chris Sikich, Indianapolis Star, "Carmel continues to pay voice instructor charged with child seduction to book musicians," 27 June 2018 Price submitted false and fictitious status reports and invoices through MJ-6 to the prime contractor. Allan Vought, The Aegis, "Man pleads guilty to fraud in connection with Aberdeen Proving Ground contracting scandal," 29 June 2018 The original listing price for the two pieces was $100,000 and the seller included photographs of the paintings, a picture of an invoice that included authentication numbers and a purchase price of $240,000. Danny Mcdonald, BostonGlobe.com, "An alleged art swindle involving two Warhols, 6,800 miles, and a guy from Lynn," 10 May 2018 The lawsuit claims the contractor had an agreement to be paid within 30 days of receipt of invoices. Tim Higgins, WSJ, "Small Tesla Contractor Sues Car Maker, Claiming Nonpayment," 6 Apr. 2018

Recent Examples on the Web: Verb

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 And because so much trade is invoiced in dollars, a stronger American currency reduces trade between other countries, too. The Economist, "World economic growth is slowing. Don’t worry—yet," 19 May 2018 Commissioner Jerry Nolte's signature was cut off from a batch of Clay County invoices last year. Kelsey Ryan, kansascity, "Record tampering, retaliation, $600 coffeepots. What's going on in Clay Co. government?," 11 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 Ways to Make Money Online," 3 Mar. 2015 Roughly 40% of all global trade is invoiced in dollars, according to a 2015 paper from Harvard University economist Gita Gopinath, and many countries have borrowed heavily in the currency in recent years. Chelsey Dulaney, WSJ, "U.S. Retreat From Trade Deals Poses a New Threat to Dollar," 13 May 2018 At the completion of the project, Designer will invoice Client for the balance, with payment due within 10 days of the invoice date. Jenny Knizner, USA TODAY, "Why I’ll Never Start Another Freelance Project Without an Agreement," 7 May 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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More Definitions for invoice

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 \

Kids Definition of invoice

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

invoice

noun
in·voice | \ˈin-ˌvȯis \

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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