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meanings of toll


  1. To draw; entice; invite; allure.
  2. To levy a toll on (someone or something).
  3. Simple past tense and past participle of tell.
  4. To tear in pieces.
  5. To pay a toll or tallage.
  6. To draw; pull; tug; drag.
  7. To lure with bait; tole (especially, fish and animals).
  8. To take away; to vacate; to annul.
  9. To take as a toll.
  10. To impose a fee for the use of.
  11. To suspend.
  12. To summon by ringing a bell.
  13. To ring (a bell) slowly and repeatedly.
  14. To announce by tolling.


  1. A fee paid for some liberty or privilege, particularly for the privilege of passing over a bridge or on a highway, or for that of vending goods in a fair, market, etc.
  2. A fee for using any kind of material processing service.
  3. Loss or damage incurred through a disaster.
  4. A tollbooth.
  5. The act or sound of tolling.
  6. A liberty to buy and sell within the bounds of a manor.
  7. A portion of grain taken by a miller as a compensation for grinding.


  1. A surname​.

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