collect on delivery
cod c.o.d. adj. (Commerce) an abbreviation of {collect on delivery}; payment due by the recipient on delivery; as, a COD parcel. [Also spelled {COD}.]

Syn: collect, collect on delivery. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Collect on Delivery — or COD is a financial transaction where the payment of products and/or services received is done at the time of actual delivery rather than paid for in advance. The term is mainly applied to products purchased from a third party, and payment is… …   Wikipedia

  • collect on delivery — ☆ collect on delivery n. payment in cash when a purchase or shipment is delivered * * * …   Universalium

  • collect on delivery — (COD) A service for mailers who need to mail an article for which they have not received payment. The amount due the sender is collected from the addressee, and the USPS returns the amount due to the sender …   Glossary of postal terms

  • collect on delivery — ☆ collect on delivery n. payment in cash when a purchase or shipment is delivered …   English World dictionary

  • Collect on delivery — Cash on Delivery redirects here. For album by Ray Cash, see Cash on Delivery (album). For the 1954 film sometimes known by this title, see To Dorothy a Son. Collect on delivery (COD) is a financial transaction where the payment of products and/or …   Wikipedia

  • collect on delivery — adjective (or adverb) : to be paid for in cash at the time of delivery to the buyer abbr. COD * * * collect on delivery (N American) Cash on delivery • • • Main Entry: ↑collect * * * collect on delivery, payment to be collected when goods are… …   Useful english dictionary

  • collect on delivery — cod c.o.d. n. abbr. (Commerce) an abbreviation of {collect on delivery}; a method of payment by which goods are paid for when they are delivered to the customer s home or place of business. Contrasted to {payment in advance} or {terms} or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • collect on delivery — collect′ on deliv′ery. bus See C.O.D …   From formal English to slang

  • collect on delivery — A provision, usually abbreviatcd to c.o.d., in a contract of shipment, whereby the carrier undertakes to collect from the consignee, upon delivery, a specified amount for and on behalf of the consignor, in addition to the carrier s own charges.… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • collect on delivery — payment made upon delivery of an item, COD …   English contemporary dictionary

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