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 Improved cash flow: Digitizing and automating invoice and payment processes to reduce complexity and shorten payment cycles. Forbes, 4 June 2021 Mercy began work and emailed an invoice to One Treasure Island on Dec. 14, with instructions for wiring the first loan installment of $232,208 to its bank in Denver. Nanette Asimov, San Francisco Chronicle, 20 May 2021 An invoice showed where the flowers were supposed to go, so the officers divided up the deliveries geographically, and delivered them throughout the Fairfield area in about a couple of hours. Rachel Trent, CNN, 10 May 2021 The invoice was sent to Noel Robert Trust on March 11, 2016. Natalie Morin, refinery29.com, 7 May 2021 Today tariffs are assessed based on monetary value, which can be verified with an invoice. Andrew Stuttaford, National Review, 24 Apr. 2021 Snyder says that Nye has been invoiced monthly and there hasn't been a history of payment issues with the project, until the last invoice was sent. Wayne Baker, The Enquirer, 23 Mar. 2021 Otherwise, a toll invoice could be sent in the mail. Washington Post, 20 Mar. 2021 Plus, the contractor was paid $27,000 in a first invoice and collected checks for eight months without a contract on file, Beyer found. Darcy Costello, The Courier-Journal, 12 May 2021 Recent Examples on the Web: Verb The agency has faced consistent cash flow problems since at least 2015 due to its mushrooming wildfire costs and inability to quickly invoice and collect hundreds of millions of dollars in receivables, mostly from federal agencies. oregonlive, 20 May 2021 An electronic bill presentment and invoice reminding feature. Thomas Aronica, Forbes, 4 Mar. 2021 Since many of the smaller stores do not keep sales records that are as detailed as big stores, lightbulb manufacturers had the option to invoice SDG&E using shipment data instead of sales data. Rob Nikolewski, San Diego Union-Tribune, 11 Dec. 2020 Just having insurance resulted in a 90% reduction in the invoiced amount before insurance paid a penny. Daniel Jonce Evans, Time, 20 May 2020 Life Flight Network questions how filing a claim with an insurance carrier and then invoicing the patient for their portion of the bill constitutes aggressive billing tactics. Christina Caron, New York Times, 17 Apr. 2020 And the dollar really complicates that because global trade is still heavily invoiced in dollars. Adrian Croft, Fortune, 22 Mar. 2020 The Dutch national railroad invoiced the Germans about the equivalent of 3 million euros, adjusted for inflation, for running these trains, according to Dirk Mulder, one of the authors. BostonGlobe.com, 29 Sep. 2019 The Dutch national railroad invoiced the Germans about the equivalent of 3 million euros, adjusted for inflation, for running these trains, according to Dirk Mulder, one of the authors. BostonGlobe.com, 29 Sep. 2019

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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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18 Jun 2021

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“Invoice.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/invoice. Accessed 25 Jun. 2021.

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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 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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