An invoice is an itemized statement of the money that's owed for goods or services. If you buy books online, they will usually arrive with an invoice telling what books you bought and how much they cost.

Invoice comes from the French verb envoyer, which means to send, and "send" is a verb often used with the noun invoice, like when the online bookstore sends you an invoice. The same sense occurs when you use invoice as a verb. If you tell someone to invoice you for work they've done, you're asking them to send you a bill.

Definitions of invoice

n an itemized statement of money owed for goods shipped or services rendered

account, bill
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electric bill
a bill for money owed for electricity used
hotel bill
statement of charges for staying in a hotel
doctor's bill, medical bill
statement of charges for medical services
phone bill, telephone bill
statement of charges for telephone service
reckoning, tally
a bill for an amount due
tax bill
money owed for taxes
check, chit, tab
the bill in a restaurant
Type of:
financial statement, statement
a document showing credits and debits

v send an bill to

“She invoiced the company for her expenses”
Type of:
bill, charge
demand payment

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