|1.||[ noun ] (politics,writing) a statute in draft before it becomes law|
"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|
"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|
|5.||[ verb ] demand payment|
"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|
"he used a bill to prune branches off of the tree"
|13.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 6281|
|14.||[ verb ] publicize or announce by placards|
|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|