An itemized list or statement of fees or charges. (noun)
A statement or list of particulars, such as a theater program or menu. (noun)
The entertainment offered by a theater. (noun)
A public notice, such as an advertising poster. (noun)
A piece of legal paper money: a ten-dollar bill. (noun)
Slang One hundred dollars. (noun)
A bill of exchange. (noun)
Obsolete A promissory note. (noun)
A draft of a proposed law presented for approval to a legislative body. (noun)
The law enacted from such a draft: a bottle bill in effect in three states; the GI Bill. (noun)
Law A document presented to a court and containing a formal statement of a case, complaint, or petition. (noun)
To present a statement of costs or charges to. (verb-transitive)
To enter on a statement of costs or on a particularized list. (verb-transitive)
To advertise or schedule by public notice or as part of a program. (verb-transitive)
To declare or describe officially; proclaim: a policy that was billed as an important departure for the administration. (verb-transitive)
The horny part of the jaws of a bird; a beak. (noun)
A beaklike mouth part, such as that of a turtle. (noun)
The visor of a cap. (noun)
Nautical The tip of the fluke of an anchor. (noun)
To touch beaks together. (verb-intransitive)
bill and coo To kiss or caress and murmur endearments. (idiom)
A billhook. (noun)
A halberd or similar weapon with a hooked blade and a long handle. (noun)
Examples of word Bill
When the computer encounters the phrase killed the bill, it would deduce that bill can only be a proposed law submitted to a legislature, and that kill could mean only stop.
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When a shipper is unable to insert the name of the consignee at the time the bill of lading is made out, a _bill to order_ is drawn up wherein the consignee's name is superseded by the words _shipper's order_, or simply _order_; it being thus understood that the goods shall be delivered to whomsoever presents, at point of destination, the bill of lading duly indorsed by the shipper.
Addison always insisted that they said, "Dew-lip, Dew-lip; bill it, bill it, bill it;" -- the whole song being an exhortation of the robin to his mate whose name was _Dew-lip_, to get up and _bill it_ for worms.
From John o 'Groat's to the Land's End a cry was raised of _The bill, the whole bill, and nothing but the bill_.