Definitions for Billbɪl
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a statute in draft before it becomes law
"they held a public hearing on the bill"
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"
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"
the entertainment offered at a public presentation
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"
poster, posting, placard, notice, bill, card(noun)
a sign posted in a public place as an advertisement
"a poster advertised the coming attractions"
a list of particulars (as a playbill or bill of fare)
a long-handled saw with a curved blade
"he used a bill to prune branches off of the tree"
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"
beak, bill, neb, nib, pecker(verb)
horny projecting mouth of a bird
"Will I get charged for this service?"; "We were billed for 4 nights in the hotel, although we stayed only 3 nights"
advertise especially by posters or placards
"He was billed as the greatest tenor since Caruso"
publicize or announce by placards
A diminutive of the male given name William.
A nickname for the British constabulary. Often called "The Bill" or "Old Bill"
One Hundred Dollars.
Origin: bille, from bulle, from bulla. Compare bull.
a beak, as of a bird, or sometimes of a turtle or other animal
to strike; to peck
to join bills, as doves; to caress in fondness
the bell, or boom, of the bittern
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
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
one who wields a bill; a billman
a pickax, or mattock
the extremity of the arm of an anchor; the point of or beyond the fluke
to work upon ( as to dig, hoe, hack, or chop anything) with a bill
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
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
a form or draft of a law, presented to a legislature for enactment; a proposed or projected law
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
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
any paper, containing a statement of particulars; as, a bill of charges or expenditures; a weekly bill of mortality; a bill of fare, etc
to advertise by a bill or public notice
to charge or enter in a bill; as, to bill goods
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.
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Rank popularity for the word 'Bill' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1095
Rank popularity for the word 'Bill' in Nouns Frequency: #367
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- حساب, منقار, فاتورةArabic
- фактура, афиш, човка, сметка, клюн, законопроект, програма, лапа, афиширам, разгласявам, секач, градинска ножица, алебарда, представям сметкаBulgarian
- bec, facturaCatalan, Valencian
- zobák, účet, směnkaCzech
- 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
- promontoire, acte, facture, addition, greffe, tract, projet de loi, bec, note, serpe, hallebardier, piocher, serpette, hallebardeFrench
- snaffelWestern Frisian
- bileScottish Gaelic
- מקור, תכניה, כרזהHebrew
- csőr, váltóHungarian
- nef, frumvarp, nóta, goggur, reikningurIcelandic
- becco, poster, conto, cambiale, nota, fatturaItalian
- 嘴, 勘定, 請求書Japanese
- сметка, клун, нацрт-закон, меница, законски проектMacedonian
- bek, snavel, rekenen, in rekening brengen, factureren, BillDutch
- 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
- 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
- bödahoned, länalineg, honedVolapük
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