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

Dozens of companies that did business with Weinstein Co. before the business crumbled have submitted invoices in bankruptcy court and are seeking to get repaid millions of dollars in expenses, court papers show. Jonathan Randles, WSJ, "Harvey Weinstein’s Former Studio Ordered to Turn Over Business Records," 25 Sep. 2018 But that policy often wasn’t followed, according to the PID’s invoices. Richard Webner, San Antonio Express-News, "Downtown nonprofit spent thousands of tax dollars to entertain, lobby," 24 Feb. 2018 The missing documents include construction invoices. Susannah Bryan, Sun-Sentinel.com, "Hollywood demands documents on Margaritaville sale to see if it's owed money," 19 June 2018 Moonlighting invoices changed the game for me and brought a new level of professional peace of mind. 7. Jenny Knizner, USA TODAY, "9 Tips for Freelancing Success," 18 June 2018 Employees complete a bill or invoice payment like normal, but the money really goes to scammers. Lily Hay Newman, WIRED, "Feds Bust Dozens of Email Scammers, but Your Inbox Still Isn’t Safe," 12 June 2018 Jones’ invoice tallies 68 hours of work during the last week of April at roughly $700 an hour. James Hohmann, Washington Post, "The Daily 202: Romney threads the needle on Trump in Utah Senate debate," 30 May 2018 The Free Press reported in March that more than $8.7 million was owed in outstanding invoices to several contractors. Katrease Stafford, Detroit Free Press, "Detroit's demolition program under fire for lack of diversity," 16 June 2018 And what’s all this about invoices and fashion wars, again? Aja Romano, Vox, "Pusha T vs. Drake: the long history of rap’s feud of the moment," 31 May 2018

Recent Examples on the Web: Verb

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 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

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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 \

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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