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

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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 The exploit could be used for nefarious purposes including altering an invoice to trick a customer into paying another account or altering faces in a photo, according to Symantec's research. Alyssa Newcomb, Fortune, "WhatsApp Security Flaw Could Let Hackers Alter Photos, Videos, and Audio Messages," 15 July 2019 The tuition invoice showed it had been initially sent to her. Miles Moffeit Elvia Limón, Dallas News, "Tax funds stolen by her husband helped a DeSoto councilwoman. Why didn't authorities fully investigate?," 12 July 2019 That's several times more than the sheriff's office spent on ammunition in an average month in 2017, invoices show. Connor Sheets | Csheets@al.com, al.com, "Alabama sheriff lost military equipment and reelection. Then he went on a spending spree," 28 June 2019 Among the revelations that have burst into public view: CEO Wayne LaPierre racked up hundreds of thousands of dollars in charges at a Beverly Hills clothing boutique and on foreign travel, invoices show. oregonlive.com, "NRA money flowed to board members amid allegedly lavish spending by top officials and vendors," 10 June 2019 Among the revelations that have burst into public view: CEO Wayne LaPierre racked up hundreds of thousands of dollars in charges at a Beverly Hills clothing boutique and on foreign travel, invoices show. Anchorage Daily News, "NRA money flowed to board members amid allegedly lavish spending by officials, vendors," 10 June 2019 Former star running back Larry Johnson tweeted a photo of what looks to be an invoice regarding an uncashed check from March 17, 2010. Pete Grathoff, kansascity, "Larry Johnson failed to cash a check in 2010, so the Chiefs sent him a reminder | The Kansas City Star," 1 May 2018 The coach kept hundreds of pages of memos, emails, invoices and receipts, many of which have found their way into filings related to Avenatti’s extortion charges. oregonlive, "Bad blood, betrayal turns L.A. coach into Nike whistleblower," 7 Sep. 2019 Texts, emails, bank records, invoices and other documents supposedly offer proof of these payments. Michael Mccann, SI.com, "How the Michael Avenatti Case Could Disrupt the Basketball World," 19 Aug. 2019 Recent Examples on the Web: Verb Hofeller invoiced the Republican attorney and others, including national Republican organizations, for tens of thousands of dollars between 2011 and 2017. David Daley, The New Yorker, "The Secret Files of the Master of Modern Republican Gerrymandering," 6 Sep. 2019 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

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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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30 Oct 2019

Cite this Entry

“Invoice.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/invoicing. Accessed 22 November 2019.

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More Definitions for invoice

invoice

noun
How to pronounce invoice (audio)

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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