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Bill

Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
bill (noun)
1.
the jaws of a bird together with their horny covering
2.
a mouthpart (as the beak of a turtle) that resembles a bird's bill
3.
the point of an anchor fluke - see anchor illustration
4.
the visor of a cap or hood
bill (verb)
intransitive verb
1.
to touch and rub bill to bill
2.
to caress affectionately - billing and cooing
bill (noun)
1.
a weapon in use up to the 18th century that consists of a long staff ending in a hook-shaped blade
2.
- billhook
bill (noun)
1.
an itemized list or a statement of particulars (as a list of materials or of members of a ship's crew)
2.
a written document or note
3.
obsolete a formal petition
4.
a) an itemized account of the separate cost of goods sold, services performed, or work done - invoice
b) an amount expended or owed
c) a statement of charges for food or drink - check
5.
a) a written or printed advertisement posted or otherwise distributed to announce an event of interest to the public , especially an announcement of a theatrical entertainment
b) a programmed presentation (as a motion picture, play, or concert)
6.
a draft of a law presented to a legislature for enactment , also the law itself - the GI bill
7.
a declaration in writing stating a wrong a complainant has suffered from a defendant or stating a breach of law by some person - a bill of complaint
8.
a) a piece of paper money
b) an individual or commercial note - bills receivable
c) slang one hundred dollars
bill (verb)
transitive verb
1.
a) to enter in an accounting system prepare a bill of (charges)
b) to submit a bill of charges to
c) to enter (as freight) in a waybill
d) to issue a bill of lading to or for
2.
to announce (as a performance) especially by posters or placards
3.
- advertise promote the book is billed as a “report” P. G. Altbach
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
bill (noun)
1.
a record of goods sold or services performed together with the costs due
SYNONYMS:
account, check, invoice, statement, tab
RELATED WORDS:
receipt, reckoning; document, ledger, record; charge, cost, expense, fee, price, rate, toll; score, tally
bill (noun)
2.
a piece of printed paper used as money in the United States
SYNONYMS:
banknote, greenback, note
RELATED WORDS:
dead presidents [], paper money, scrip; buck, dollar, simoleon [], smacker []; C-note, fifty, fin [], five, fiver [], hundred, one, sawbuck [], ten, tenner, twenty, two; cash, chips, currency, dough, legal tender, lucre, money, pelf; check, draft, money order
bill (noun)
3.
a sheet bearing an announcement for posting in a public place
SYNONYMS:
bill, placard
RELATED WORDS:
billboard, sign, signboard; broadside, flyer ( flier), handbill, handout, playbill, show bill; ad, advertisement, announcement, bulletin, dispatch, release
bill (noun)
4.
the amount owed at a bar or restaurant or the slip of paper stating the amount
SYNONYMS:
bill, tab
RELATED WORDS:
invoice, receipt; account, reckoning, record, statement; charge, cost, damage, expense, fee, figure; score, tally
bill (noun)
5.
a rule of conduct or action laid down by a governing authority and especially a legislature
SYNONYMS:
act, bill, constitution, enactment, ordinance, statute
RELATED WORDS:
command, commandment, decree, dictate, directive, edict, fiat, ruling; bylaw, ground rule, regulation, rule; amendment, legislation; common law, martial law; blue law; prohibition, proscription, restriction; canon, capitulary, encyclical
NEAR ANTONYMS:
higher law
bill (noun)
1.
the jaws of a bird together with their hornlike covering
SYNONYMS:
bill, neb, nib
RELATED WORDS:
mouth; muzzle; mandible, maw, maxilla
bill (noun)
2.
the projecting front part of a hat or cap
SYNONYMS:
bill, brim, peak
RELATED WORDS:
shade
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