adjective or adverb

: having or using a direct telephone line or number (such as an 800 number) for a long-distance call that is not charged to the caller
a toll-free number
called toll-free

Examples of toll-free in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Those wondering if their vehicle is affected can get information by calling Ford’s toll-free line (1-866-436-7332) or contacting a local Ford or Lincoln dealer. The Enquirer, 11 Apr. 2024 Consumers with questions on the recall can contact Procter & Gamble toll-free at 833-347-5764 Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. ET to 6 p.m. ET and Saturday from 9 a.m. ET to 5:30 p.m. ET, the company states. Emilee Coblentz, The Courier-Journal, 5 Apr. 2024 Several callers to my toll-free line (1-855-ASK-POST or 1-855-275-7678) have asked how to handle a windfall. Michelle Singletary, Washington Post, 27 Mar. 2024 Contact the law firm toll-free at 800-229-3880 or fill out an online contact form. David Stubblefield, The Arizona Republic, 4 Mar. 2024 My counselors suggested calling the FAFSA toll-free number. Elda Alvarez, The Mercury News, 27 Feb. 2024 The company also has established a toll-free call center that affected individuals may contact to obtain more information about the incident. Madeline Nguyen, The Arizona Republic, 23 Feb. 2024 But following the protests, his government vowed to expedite investigations and introduced a toll-free number for the public to report perpetrators. Abdi Latif Dahir, New York Times, 19 Feb. 2024 Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Operation Game Thief Hotline toll-free at 1-800-352-0700. CBS News, 12 Feb. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1970, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of toll-free was in 1970

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“Toll-free.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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