Definitions for Billbɪl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bill, measure(noun)

    a statute in draft before it becomes law

    "they held a public hearing on the bill"

  2. bill, account, invoice(noun)

    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"

  3. bill, note, government note, bank bill, banker's bill, bank note, banknote, Federal Reserve note, greenback(noun)

    a piece of paper money (especially one issued by a central bank)

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

  4. bill(noun)

    the entertainment offered at a public presentation

  5. circular, handbill, bill, broadside, broadsheet, flier, flyer, throwaway(noun)

    an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution

    "he mailed the circular to all subscribers"

  6. poster, posting, placard, notice, bill, card(noun)

    a sign posted in a public place as an advertisement

    "a poster advertised the coming attractions"

  7. bill(noun)

    a list of particulars (as a playbill or bill of fare)

  8. bill, billhook(noun)

    a long-handled saw with a curved blade

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

  9. bill, peak, eyeshade, visor, vizor(noun)

    a brim that projects to the front to shade the eyes

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

  10. beak, bill, neb, nib, pecker(verb)

    horny projecting mouth of a bird

  11. charge, bill(verb)

    demand payment

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

  12. bill(verb)

    advertise especially by posters or placards

    "He was billed as the greatest tenor since Caruso"

  13. placard, bill(verb)

    publicize or announce by placards


  1. Bill(ProperNoun)

    A diminutive of the male given name William.

  2. Bill(ProperNoun)

    A nickname for the British constabulary. Often called "The Bill" or "Old Bill"

  3. Bill(ProperNoun)

    One Hundred Dollars.

  4. Origin: bille, from bulle, from bulla. Compare bull.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bill(noun)

    a beak, as of a bird, or sometimes of a turtle or other animal

  2. Bill(verb)

    to strike; to peck

  3. Bill(verb)

    to join bills, as doves; to caress in fondness

  4. Bill(noun)

    the bell, or boom, of the bittern

  5. Bill(noun)

    a cutting instrument, with hook-shaped point, and fitted with a handle; -- used in pruning, etc.; a billhook. When short, called a hand bill, when long, a hedge bill

  6. Bill(noun)

    a weapon of infantry, in the 14th and 15th centuries. A common form of bill consisted of a broad, heavy, double-edged, hook-shaped blade, having a short pike at the back and another at the top, and attached to the end of a long staff

  7. Bill(noun)

    one who wields a bill; a billman

  8. Bill(noun)

    a pickax, or mattock

  9. Bill(noun)

    the extremity of the arm of an anchor; the point of or beyond the fluke

  10. Bill(verb)

    to work upon ( as to dig, hoe, hack, or chop anything) with a bill

  11. Bill(noun)

    a declaration made in writing, stating some wrong the complainant has suffered from the defendant, or a fault committed by some person against a law

  12. Bill(noun)

    a writing binding the signer or signers to pay a certain sum at a future day or on demand, with or without interest, as may be stated in the document

  13. Bill(noun)

    a form or draft of a law, presented to a legislature for enactment; a proposed or projected law

  14. Bill(noun)

    a paper, written or printed, and posted up or given away, to advertise something, as a lecture, a play, or the sale of goods; a placard; a poster; a handbill

  15. Bill(noun)

    an account of goods sold, services rendered, or work done, with the price or charge; a statement of a creditor's claim, in gross or by items; as, a grocer's bill

  16. Bill(noun)

    any paper, containing a statement of particulars; as, a bill of charges or expenditures; a weekly bill of mortality; a bill of fare, etc

  17. Bill(verb)

    to advertise by a bill or public notice

  18. Bill(verb)

    to charge or enter in a bill; as, to bill goods


  1. Bill

    A bill is a proposed law under consideration by a legislature. A bill does not become law until it is passed by the legislature and, in most cases, approved by the executive. Once a bill has been enacted into law, it is called an act or a statute.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. bill

    A ship

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Bill' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1157

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Bill' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1095

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Bill' in Nouns Frequency: #367

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. White House:

    It's not a perfect bill.

  2. Barack Obama:

    Well, my response is pass a bill.

  3. Arthur Schnabel:

    Applause is a receipt, not a bill.

  4. Vikrant Parsai:

    Lower your phone bill; talk to God.

  5. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy:

    We're not taking up the Senate bill.

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Translations for Bill

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • حساب, منقار, فاتورةArabic
  • дзюбаBelarusian
  • фактура, афиш, човка, сметка, клюн, законопроект, програма, лапа, афиширам, разгласявам, секач, градинска ножица, алебарда, представям сметкаBulgarian
  • bec, facturaCatalan, Valencian
  • zobák, účet, směnkaCzech
  • næbDanish
  • Schnabel, Gesetzesentwurf, Landzunge, RechnungGerman
  • συναλλαγματική, διαφήμιση, τιμολόγιο, κατηγορητήριο, ράμφος, λογαριασμός, εγκλητήριο, νομοσχέδιο, αφίσα, εκδίδω τιμολόγιο, χαϊδολογιέμαι, εκδίδω λογαριασμό, αποστέλλω λογαριασμόGreek
  • beko, kalkuloEsperanto
  • cartel, proyecto de ley, nota, pico, declaración, letra, factura, proposición de leySpanish
  • vekseli, lasku, lakiehdotus, nokka, luettelo, julistus, juliste, kanne, kynsi, hilpari, vesuri, hakata, kuhertaa, laskuttaaFinnish
  • nevFaroese
  • promontoire, acte, facture, addition, greffe, tract, projet de loi, bec, note, serpe, hallebardier, piocher, serpette, hallebardeFrench
  • snaffelWestern Frisian
  • gobIrish
  • bileScottish Gaelic
  • מקור, תכניה, כרזהHebrew
  • चोंचHindi
  • csőr, váltóHungarian
  • կտուցArmenian
  • nef, frumvarp, nóta, goggur, reikningurIcelandic
  • becco, poster, conto, cambiale, nota, fatturaItalian
  • 嘴, 勘定, 請求書Japanese
  • ნისკარტიGeorgian
  • 계산서Korean
  • snapasLithuanian
  • likumprojektsLatvian
  • сметка, клун, нацрт-закон, меница, законски проектMacedonian
  • चोचMarathi
  • bek, snavel, rekenen, in rekening brengen, factureren, BillDutch
  • nebbNorwegian
  • rachunek, dziób, faktura, halabardaPolish
  • conta, bico, declaração, fatura, [[projeto]] [[de]] [[lei]]Portuguese
  • plisc, notă, afiș, factură, inventar, bilet de bancă, proiect de lege, notă de plată, plângere, placardă, act, cioc, poster, cosor, halebardier, halebardă, anunțaRomanian
  • билль, расписка, клюв, счёт, програмка, афиша, заявление, законопроект, вексель, алебардаRussian
  • kljun, кљунSerbo-Croatian
  • zobákSlovak
  • kljunSlovene
  • sqep, çukëAlbanian
  • växel, faktura, motion, program, affisch, intyg, näbb, förteckning, räkning, lista, nota, proposition, sedel, anslag, lagförslag, hillebardiär, hillebard, hacka, kyssas, affischera, faskinkniv, näbbas, debiteraSwedish
  • mswada, mwsadaSwahili
  • gagaTurkish
  • дзьобUkrainian
  • bödahoned, länalineg, honedVolapük

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