HyperDic: bill

English > 13 senses of the word bill:
NOUNcommunicationbill, measurea statute in draft before it becomes law
communicationbill, account, invoicean itemized statement of money owed for goods shipped or services rendered
possessionbill, note, government note, bank bill, banker's bill, bank note, banknote, Federal Reserve note, greenbacka piece of paper money (especially one issued by a central bank)
actbillthe entertainment offered at a public presentation
communicationbill, circular, handbill, broadside, broadsheet, flier, flyer, throwawayan advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution
communicationbill, poster, posting, placard, notice, carda sign posted in a public place as an advertisement
communicationbilla list of particulars (as a playbill or bill of fare)
artifactbill, billhooka long-handled saw with a curved blade
artifactbill, peak, eyeshade, visor, vizora brim that projects to the front to shade the eyes
animalbill, beak, neb, nib, peckerhorny projecting mouth of a bird
VERBpossessionbill, chargedemand payment
communicationbilladvertise especially by posters or placards
communicationbill, placardpublicize or announce by placards
bill > pronunciation
Soundsbih'l
RhymesAdvil ... zill: 103 rhymes with ihl...
English > bill: 13 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA statute in draft before it becomes law.
Example"they held a public hearing on the bill"
Synonymmeasure
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
PartsriderA clause that is appended to a legislative bill
Narrowerappropriation billA legislative act proposing to authorize the expenditure of public funds for a specified purpose
bill of attainderA legislative act finding a person guilty of treason or felony without a trial
bottle billA statute that would require merchants to reclaim used bottles
farm billA statute that would regulate farm production and prices
trade billA statute that would regulate foreign trade
Broaderlegal document, legal instrument, official document, instrument(law) a document that states some contractual relationship or grants some right
Spanishanteproyecto, proyecto de ley
Catalanprojecte de llei
English > bill: 13 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningAn itemized statement of money owed for goods shipped or services rendered.
Example"he paid his bill and left"
Synonymsaccount, invoice
Narrowercheck, chit, tabThe bill in a restaurant
electric billA bill for money owed for electricity used
hotel billstatement of charges for staying in a hotel
medical bill, doctor's billstatement of charges for medical services
phone bill, telephone billstatement of charges for telephone service
reckoning, tallyA bill for an amount due
tax billmoney owed for taxes
Broaderstatement, financial statementA document showing credits and debits
Spanishalbarán, cuenta, factura, recibo
Catalanalbarà, factura
Verbsbilldemand payment
English > bill: 13 senses > noun 3, possession
MeaningA piece of paper money (especially one issued by a central bank).
Synonymsnote, government note, bank bill, banker's bill, bank note, banknote, Federal Reserve note, greenback
Narrowerdollar, dollar bill, one dollar bill, buck, clamA piece of paper money worth one dollar
fifty dollar bill, fiftyA United States bill worth 50 dollars
fiver, five-spot, five dollar billA United States bill worth 5 dollars
hundred dollar bill, c-noteA United States bill worth 100 dollars
silver certificateformerly a bank note issued by the United States Treasury and redeemable in silver
tenner, ten dollar billA United States bill worth 10 dollars
twenty dollar bill, twentyA United States bill worth 20 dollars
two dollar billA United States bill worth 2 dollars
Broaderpaper money, folding money, paper currencycurrency issued by a government or central bank and consisting of printed paper that can circulate as a substitute for specie
Spanishbillete de banco, billete
Catalanbitllet de banc, bitllet
English > bill: 13 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningThe entertainment offered at a public presentation.
Broaderprogram, programmeA performance (or series of performances) at a public presentation
Spanishprograma
English > bill: 13 senses > noun 5, communication
MeaningAn advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution.
Synonymscircular, handbill, broadside, broadsheet, flier, flyer, throwaway
NarrowerstufferAn advertising circular that is enclosed with other material and (usually) sent by mail
Broaderad, advertisement, advertizement, advertising, advertizing, advertA public promotion of some product or service
Spanishcircular, periódico de gran formato, volante
Catalancircular, volant
English > bill: 13 senses > noun 6, communication
MeaningA sign posted in a public place as an advertisement.
Synonymsposter, posting, placard, notice, card
Narrowerflash card, flashcardA card with words or numbers or pictures / pictures that is flashed to a class by the teacher
show bill, show card, theatrical posterA poster advertising a show or play
BroadersignA public display of a message
Spanishanuncio, cartel, letrero, pancarta, póster, rótulo
Catalananunci, cartell, pancarta, pòster, rètol
Verbsbilladvertise especially by posters or placards
billpublicize or announce by placards
English > bill: 13 senses > noun 7, communication
MeaningA list of particulars (as a playbill or bill of fare).
Narrowerbill of entryA list of goods received at a customhouse for export or import
bill of goodsA consignment of merchandise
menu, bill of fare, card, carte du jour, carteA list of dishes available at a restaurant
playbillA theatrical program
Broaderlist, listingA database containing an ordered array of items (names or topics)
English > bill: 13 senses > noun 8, artifact
MeaningA long-handled saw with a curved blade.
Example"he used a bill to prune branches off of the tree"
Synonymbillhook
Broaderhand toolA tool used with workers' hands
Spanishhocino, podadera, podón
Catalanpodall
English > bill: 13 senses > noun 9, artifact
MeaningA brim that projects to the front to shade the eyes.
Example"he pulled down the bill of his cap and trudged ahead"
Synonymspeak, eyeshade, visor, vizor
Part ofbaseball cap, jockey cap, golf capA cap with a bill
kepi, peaked cap, service cap, yachting capA cap with a flat circular top and a visor
BroaderbrimA circular projection that sticks outward from the crown of a hat
Spanishvisera
Catalanvisera
English > bill: 13 senses > noun 10, animal
Meaninghorny projecting mouth of a bird.
Synonymsbeak, neb, nib, pecker
Part ofbirdwarm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
NarrowercereThe fleshy, waxy covering at the base of the upper beak of some birds
BroadermouthThe externally visible part of the oral cavity on the face and the system of organs surrounding the opening
Spanishpico
Catalanbec
English > bill: 13 senses > verb 1, possession
Meaningdemand payment.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody something
Example "We were billed for 4 nights in the hotel, although we stayed only 3 nights"
Synonymcharge
Entailed byovercharge, soak, surcharge, gazump, fleece, plume, pluck, rob, hookrip off
NarrowerassessCharge (a person or a property) with a payment, such as a tax or a fine
invoiceSend an bill to
levy, imposeimpose and collect
surchargeCharge an extra fee, as for a special service
titheexact a tithe from
underchargeCharge (someone) too little money
Broaderaccount, calculateKeep an account of
Similar tochargeEnter a certain amount as a charge
Spanishcargar, cobrar
Catalancarregar, cobrar, facturar
Nounsbillan itemized statement of money owed for goods shipped or services rendered
English > bill: 13 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningadvertise especially by posters or placards.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"He was billed as the greatest tenor since Caruso"
Broaderadvertise, advertize, promote, pushmake publicity for
Spanishanunciar en cartelera, lanzar
Catalananunciar
Nounsbilla sign posted in a public place as an advertisement
English > bill: 13 senses > verb 3, communication
Meaningpublicize or announce by placards.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymplacard
Broaderpostpublicize with, or as if with, a poster
Spanishanunciar con carteles, anunciar en carteles, publicitar con carteles
Nounsbilla sign posted in a public place as an advertisement

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