- an itemized bill for goods sold or services provided, containing individual prices, the total charge, and the terms.
- the merchandise or shipment itself.
- to present an invoice to: The manufacturer invoiced our company for two typewriters.
- to present an invoice for: five chairs invoiced and shipped last month.
- to prepare or submit an invoice.
- to have a value if or when inventoried: The merchandise in stock invoiced far more than we expected.
Origin of invoice
Examples from the Web for invoicing
Elizabeth had progressed from Arcadia to Paradise and was invoicing her emotions.The Wind Before the Dawn
Dell H. Munger
There is a lot of office drudgery, with all the bookkeeping, invoicing, and checking of lists.South from Hudson Bay
E. C. [Ethel Claire] Brill
Lady-Typist (aged 1920) required for invoicing department of West End wholesale firm.
We drove back to his home at Kirkersville, where, after invoicing and dividing profits, we dissolved partnership.Twenty Years of Hus'ling
J. P. Johnston
This invoicing back, takes the place of the cancelling of a contract, according to law.Bremen Cotton Exchange
Andreas Wilhelm Cramer
- a document issued by a seller to a buyer listing the goods or services supplied and stating the sum of money due
- to present (a customer) with an invoice
- to list (merchandise sold) on an invoice
Word Origin and History for invoicing
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.