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Noun: toll  tówl
  1. A fee levied for the use of roads or bridges (used for maintenance)
     
  2. Value measured by what must be given, done or undergone to obtain something
    "the toll of success is hard work";
    - price, cost
     
  3. The sound of a bell being struck
    "she heard the distant toll of church bells";
    - bell
     
  4. The loss or damage incurred through a conflict, disaster or accident
    "a huge death toll"
Verb: toll  tówl
  1. Ring slowly
    "For whom the bell tolls"
     
  2. Charge a fee for using
    "Toll the bridges into New York City"

Sounds like: told, t, tol

Derived forms: tolled, tolling, tolls

Type of: fee, impose, knell, knoll [archaic], levy, ring, sound, value

Encyclopedia: Toll