Results for toll

Definitions of toll:

part of speech: verb intransitive

To sound or ring slowly, as a bell.

part of speech: noun

A tax for the liberty of passing over a bridge or road, selling goods in a market, etc.: a portion of grain taken by a miller for grinding.

part of speech: verb transitive

To cause to sound, as a bell: to strike, or signal by striking.

part of speech: verb transitive

To ring with slow, heavy strokes; announce by slow strokes; as, to toll the hour; to ring slow, even strokes for, as during a funeral; as, to toll a departed bishop.

part of speech: noun

A duty or tax imposed on travellers or goods passing along a bridge or a public road; a tax paid, or duty imposed, for some liberty or privilege; a miller's compensation for grinding corn.

part of speech: noun

The sound of a bell slowly and evenly repeated, as during funerals; a duty or tax on travelers or goods passing along a public road or bridge; a tax or duty paid for some privilege; pay taken for services; as, a miller takes toll for grinding grain.

part of speech: verb

To stroke or ring slowly, as a bell to invite the people into church; to sound a bell with slow uniform strokes in order to announce a death, or to give solemnity to a funeral.

part of speech: noun

The sound of a bell when tolling.

part of speech: noun

The slow repeated sounding of a bell at short intervals.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To sound, as a large bell.

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