verb (used with object), in·voiced, in·voic·ing.
verb (used without object), in·voiced, in·voic·ing.
Origin of invoice
Examples from the Web for invoice
In one case, money was paid in cash to a contractor who used a fictitious company name on the invoice.The Mafia-Built Highway That Could Cost Italy $471 Million|Barbie Latza Nadeau|July 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
An April 1999 invoice lists a “2nd installment” of $175,000.
An invoice for $100,000 from March 1999 is described as, “Honoraria—Dr. Drew Pinsky/1st Installment.”
"We were told to submit our first invoice after the first week and then every two weeks after that," says Vrondran.
Then a few weeks later he mailed me an invoice for about $2,000 worth of chocolate.
Sarah had gone down into the counting-house, and obtained the invoice which the senior clerk had torn up.Jacob Faithful|Captain Frederick Marryat
Seven hundred of them stood to arms, this morning; some sixty-five will get back to Troppau; that is the invoice account.History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XVIII. (of XXI.)|Thomas Carlyle
A month later, I discovered, among the ashes in the drawing-room fireplace, the torn half of an English invoice.The Crystal Stopper|Maurice LeBlanc
He had to make the first payment on the invoice of that bankrupt stock.In a Little Town|Rupert Hughes
For example: on my invoice there are 62 boxes or barrels of tinned iron.Beaumarchais and the War of American Independence Vol. 2 of 2|Elizabeth S. Kite
- to present (a customer) with an invoice
- to list (merchandise sold) on an invoice
Word Origin for invoice
1550s, apparently from Middle French envois, plural of envoi "dispatch (of goods)," literally "a sending," from envoyer "to send" (see envoy). As a verb, 1690s, from the noun.