toll : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n a fee levied for the use of roads or bridges (used for maintenance)
- n value measured by what must be given or done or undergone to obtain something
- n the sound of a bell being struck
she heard the distant toll of church bells
- v ring slowly
For whom the bell tolls
- v charge a fee for using
- The death toll was over 1,000, with more than half a million people forced to flee their homes.
- The toll bridge receivers went into Federal Court in Houston and obtained an injunction against Texas' opening the free bridge until such time as the Legislature authorized them .
- President Karzai, in a vehement denunciation of the mounting civilian death toll, lambasted the international troops at a press conference Saturday, saying that .
News & Articles
- Breast Cancer’s Emotional Toll: A Wife’s Inspirational Journey in a Book, Finding Peace in the Storms, by Yinka Vidal ...
How can patients survive the emotional toll of breast cancer? This new book tells you how! (PRWeb June 12, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10820383.htm
June 12, 2013 - PRWeb
- Toll from Iraq carnage rises to 73 dead
Baghdad (AFP) June 11, 2013 A wave of attacks mostly targeting security forces in Sunni areas of Iraq killed at least 73 people, officials said on Tuesday, updating the toll from the violence a day earlier. Monday's unrest, which wounded more than 250 people, is the latest in a surge in bloodshed that, along with a long-running political stalemate, has stoked fears of a return of the all-out ...
June 11, 2013 - Space War
- Toll Brothers offering quick delivery home at Belle Lago
Toll Brothers is offering for sale a new quick delivery home, the Salerno design, at Belle Lago, a community of single-family homes on Estero Parkway in Estero.
June 9, 2013 - Naples Daily News
- Henry Waxman in BusinessWeek
If that happened, the lawmakers said, "BP's carelessness and complacency have inflicted a heavy toll on the Gulf, its inhabitants, and the workers on the rig."
- President Bush in Reuters
Facing the prospect of a financial collapse, we took decisive measures to safeguard our economy,Bush said from the White House, referring to a massive government intervention he ordered, counter to his free-market roots. "The toll would be...
- John Salmons in The Associated Press
I've been in some chaotic locker rooms,Salmons said. "It takes a toll on you after a while."