Definition of 'toll'
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There are fears that the death toll will rise as the weather worsens. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Human rights groups say the true toll could be higher. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And trying to raise the money from toll charges on visitors to the national park is impractical. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The constant stress has taken its toll. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The health ministry has warned that the death toll may rise. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The bell tolls for thee. Times, Sunday Times (2016)For Ireland, the toll was heavy. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And for survivors, cancer treatments take a heavy toll and can have long-term health effects. The Sun (2016)The winner will be responsible for the payment of all tolls, congestion charges, parking or road traffic fines incurred during the loan period. The Sun (2016)Their jobs tend to take a heavy toll on their family lives. Christianity Today (2000)Officials yesterday warned the death toll was likely to rise. The Sun (2013)The exact death toll remained shrouded in mystery. The Sun (2013)Most motorists now accept the pressing need to cut the appalling toll of accidents involving cyclists. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The death toll may be far higher because many unexplained deaths go unrecorded. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You can pay tolls in sterling cash at manned booths. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We pay enough in toll charges to use their roads. The Sun (2009)The murder toll is rising at terrifying speed. The Sun (2008)Some put the toll at twenty civilians killed. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Its other transport investments include toll roads and bridges. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The case for tolls on new roads is strong. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The pressure is taking a heavy toll. Times, Sunday Times (2014)And yesterday she admitted the true death toll was three relatives. The Sun (2012)The aim was to reduce the heavy toll of shipwrecks caused by the crude navigational method of dead reckoning. The Times Literary Supplement (2008)Rumours that he plans to levy a toll for passengers using the steps to board planes are yet to be confirmed. The Sun (2008)Motorists gave way as the convoy hurtled past and three motorway toll booths raised their barriers to let the cars speed through. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Experts warned the toll is likely to continue rising during the year to reach a record high due to the credit crunch. The Sun (2008)One way or another, the bell would toll loudly for us. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The July death toll was the highest monthly total in nearly a year. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Will the owners of townhouses carve out self-contained flats in the attic or the basement to avoid the annual toll? Times, Sunday Times (2015)The confirmed death toll of the disaster has risen to four, with 22 people still missing. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Commuters who ride their bikes to work face an increased danger with the casualty toll at rush hour 10 per cent higher than the previous year. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The government said that the measure was designed to reduce Russia's horrific toll from traffic accidents caused by dangerous driving. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'toll'
British English: toll /təʊl/ NOUN
A toll is a sum of money that you have to pay in order to use a particular bridge or road.
You have to pay a toll to drive across the bridge.
- American English: toll
- Arabic: رَسْم
- Brazilian Portuguese: pedágio
- Chinese: 通行费
- Croatian: cestarina
- Czech: mýtné
- Danish: omkostning
- Dutch: tolgeld
- European Spanish: peaje
- Finnish: kellonlyönti
- French: péage
- German: Maut
- Greek: διόδια
- Italian: pedaggio
- Japanese: 鐘の音
- Korean: 종치기
- Norwegian: bompenger
- Polish: opłata (za przejazd)
- European Portuguese: pedágio
- Romanian: taxă rutieră
- Russian: колокольный звон
- Spanish: peaje
- Swedish: avgift
- Thai: ค่าผ่านทาง
- Turkish: çan sesi
- Ukrainian: збір
- Vietnamese: lệ phí cầu đường
British English: toll VERB
When a bell tolls or when someone tolls it, it rings slowly and repeatedly, often as a sign that someone has died.
The bells tolled and black flags fluttered.
Definition of toll from the Collins English Dictionary
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