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Definition of TOLL

  • grievous or ruinous price inflation has taken its toll
  • st in life or health the death toll from the hurricane
  • payment, as for driving on a highway or crossing a bridge
  • payment for a long-distance telephone call
  • to charge for a service [v -ED, -ING, -S]
  • to ring (a bell) with slow, repeated strokes
  • (of a bell) to ring slowly
  • a tax or fee paid for some liberty or privilege (as of passing over a highway or bridge)
  • charge for transportation
  • charge for a long-distance telephone call
  • to collect or impose a toll (a fixed charge for a service or privilege) [v TOLLED, TOLLING, TOLLS]