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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A detailed list of goods shipped or services rendered, with an account of all costs; an itemized bill.
  • noun The goods or services itemized in an invoice.
  • transitive verb To make an invoice of (goods or services).
  • transitive verb To send an invoice to; bill.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To write or enter in an invoice; make an invoice of.
  • noun Incom., a written account of the particulars of merchandise shipped or sent to a purchaser, consignee, factor, etc., with the value or prices and charges annexed.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Com.) A written account of the particulars of merchandise shipped or sent to a purchaser, consignee, factor, etc., with the value or prices and charges annexed.
  • noun The lot or set of goods as shipped or received.
  • transitive verb To make a written list or account of, as goods to be sent to a consignee; to insert in a priced list; to write or enter in an invoice.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun a bill; a commercial document issued by a seller to a buyer indicating the products, quantities and agreed prices for products or services that the seller has already provided the buyer with. An invoice indicates that, unless paid in advance, payment is due by the buyer to the seller, according to the agreed terms.
  • verb transitive to bill; to issue an invoice

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb send an bill to
  • noun an itemized statement of money owed for goods shipped or services rendered

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Alteration of obsolete invoyes, pl. of invoy, invoice, from French envoi, a sending, shipment, from envoyer, to send; see envoy.]

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