1. [ noun ] (politics,writing) a statute in draft before it becomes law
Synonyms: measure

"they held a public hearing on the bill"

Related terms: legal_document bottle_bill bill_of_attainder appropriation_bill farm_bill trade_bill rider law
2. [ noun ] (writing,business) an itemized statement of money owed for goods shipped or services rendered
Synonyms: account invoice

"he paid his bill and left" "send me an account of what I owe"

Related terms: statement check medical_bill phone_bill electric_bill reckoning tax_bill hotel_bill invoice
3. [ noun ] a piece of paper money (especially one issued by a central bank)
Synonyms: note banker's_bill greenback bank_note banknote Federal_Reserve_note bank_bill government_note

"he peeled off five one-thousand-zloty notes"

Related terms: paper_money dollar hundred_dollar_bill fifty two_dollar_bill fiver twenty_dollar_bill ten_dollar_bill silver_certificate
4. [ noun ] (performing arts) the entertainment offered at a public presentation
Related terms: program
5. [ verb ] demand payment
Synonyms: charge

"Will I get charged for this service?" "We were billed for 4 nights in the hotel, although e stayed only 3 nights"

Related terms: account levy assess invoice surcharge tithe undercharge charge
6. [ noun ] a list of particulars (as a playbill or bill of fare)
Related terms: list menu bill_of_entry bill_of_goods playbill
7. [ noun ] (business) an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution
Synonyms: flyer broadside broadsheet flier handbill throwaway circular

"he mailed the circular to all subscribers"

Related terms: ad stuffer circulate circulate circularize circularize
8. [ verb ] (business) advertise esp. by posters or placards

"He was billed as the greatest tenor since Caruso"

Related terms: advertise advertize poster
9. [ noun ] (anatomy,zoology) horny projecting mouth of a bird
Synonyms: beak pecker nib neb
Related terms: mouth jaw bird peck
10. [ noun ] Man's first name, popularity rank in the U.S. is 159
11. [ noun ] a sign posted in a public place as an advertisement
Synonyms: poster notice card posting placard

"a poster advertised the coming attractions"

Related terms: sign show_bill flash_card post post post placard placard
12. [ noun ] a long-handled saw with a curved blade
Synonyms: billhook

"he used a bill to prune branches off of the tree"

Related terms: saw
13. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 6281
14. [ verb ] publicize or announce by placards
Synonyms: placard
Related terms: post poster
15. [ noun ] (clothing) a brim that projects to the front to shade the eyes
Synonyms: eyeshade visor vizor peak

"he pulled down the bill of his cap and trudged ahead"

Related terms: brim kepi baseball_cap
Similar spelling:   billy