Definition Of toll
(with reference to a bell) sound or cause to sound with a slow, uniform succession of strokes, as a signal or announcement.
the bells of the cathedral began to toll for evening service
a charge payable for permission to use a particular bridge or road.
a single ring of a bell.
Even after he had heard the toll of the bell ring, it took him another full minute to safely retrieve his finger.
charge a toll for the use of (a bridge or road).
the report advocates expressway tolling
the number of deaths, casualties, or injuries arising from particular circumstances, such as a natural disaster, conflict, or accident.
the toll of dead and injured mounted
Example Of toll
a toll bridge
A Fermoy group has been highly critical of plans to toll the road because it was fearful that charges would drive motorists back into the town.
An album of cinema-flavoured music, it opens with a single, western-style bell toll .
And surely enough the toll climbed during the day and into the night, reaching 189 people missing.
And veterans of all ages continue to die at epidemic rates from suicides and other effects of the mental toll their wartime experiences took.