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Definitions of bill

  1. To caress, as doves, by joining bills; to fondle. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To work upon ( as to dig, hoe, hack, or chop anything) with a bill. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To advertise by a bill or public notice. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To charge or enter in a bill; as, to bill goods. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. To advertise by bills or posters; to make a list of; as, to bill goods. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. To join bills, as doves; to caress in fondness. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. To join beaks; as, doves bill and coo; hence, to caress fondly. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  8. To join bills as doves: to caress fondly. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  9. To caress fondly, as birds. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  10. To join bills, as doves; caress. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  11. demand payment; "Will I get charged for this service?"; "We were billed for 4 nights in the hotel, although e stayed only 3 nights" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. advertise esp. by posters or placards; "He was billed as the greatest tenor since Caruso" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  13. publicize or announce by placards Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  14. To caress as doves joining bills; to be fond. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  15. a piece of paper money (especially one issued by a central bank); "he peeled off five one-thousand-zloty notes" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  16. the entertainment offered at a public presentation Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  17. a brim that projects to the front to shade the eyes; "he pulled down the bill of his cap and trudged ahead" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  18. a long-handled saw with a curved blade; "he used a bill to prune branches off of the tree" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  19. a list of particulars (as a playbill or bill of fare) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  20. a statute in draft before it becomes law; "they held a public hearing on the bill" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  21. an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution; "he mailed the circular to all subscribers" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  22. advertise especially by posters or placards; "He was billed as the greatest tenor since Caruso" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  23. demand payment; "Will I get charged for this service?"; "We were billed for 4 nights in the hotel, although we stayed only 3 nights" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  24. A beak, as of a bird, or sometimes of a turtle or other animal. Webster Dictionary DB
  25. The bell, or boom, of the bittern Webster Dictionary DB
  26. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  27. One who wields a bill; a billman. Webster Dictionary DB
  28. A pickax, or mattock. Webster Dictionary DB
  29. The extremity of the arm of an anchor; the point of or beyond the fluke. Webster Dictionary DB
  30. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  31. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  32. A form or draft of a law, presented to a legislature for enactment; a proposed or projected law. Webster Dictionary DB
  33. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  34. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  35. Any paper, containing a statement of particulars; as, a bill of charges or expenditures; a weekly bill of mortality; a bill of fare, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  36. An act or a bill conferring upon a chief executive, as a governor or mayor, large powers of appointment and removal of heads of departments or other subordinate officials. Newage Dictionary DB
  37. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  38. An act or a conferring upon a chief executive, as a governor or mayor, large powers of appointment and removal of heads of departments or other subordinate officials. Webster Dictionary DB
  39. An account for goods sold, services given, or work done; a paper binding the signer or signers to pay a definite sum at a certain date or on demand; a copy of a proposed law presented to a legislature; a printed advertisement; any written paper containing a statement of particulars; a written declaration of wrong or injury; the beak of a bird; a kind of hatchet with a blade hook-shaped toward the point, used in pruning, etc.; a battle-ax, attached to a long staff, formerly used by soldiers on foot. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  40. A kind of battle-axe: a hatchet with a hooked point for pruning. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  41. The beak of a bird, or anything like it. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  42. An account of money: a draft of a proposed law: a written engagement to pay a sum of money at a fixed date: a placard or advertisement: any written statement of particulars. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  43. A public notice. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  44. An account of money due; a note; draft of a law. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  45. The beak of a bird; a hatchet or axe with a hooked point. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  46. A statement of an account. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  47. A bank or government-note. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  48. A list of items. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  49. The draft of a proposed law. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  50. A beak, as of a bird. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  51. A hook-shaped instrument or weapon; a halberd. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  52. The beak of a bird. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  53. A short axe or hatchet with a hooked point; a kind of balbert or battle-axe. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  54. Written statement of particulars; an account; a promissory note; draft of a proposed law; an advertisement posted up. See Bull. A declaration in writing, expressing a wrong sustained or committed. Bill of credit, a document empowering another to receive money from a third party; a note issued on the credit of the state and passed as money. A bill of exchange, an order drawn on a person at a distance, requesting him to pay money to some person assigned by the drawer, in consideration of value received. A bill of entry, a written account of goods entered at the custom-house. A bill of sight, a provisional entry, at the custom-house, of goods respecting which the importer has not full information so as to describe them exactly. A bill of lading, a formal receipt signed by the master of a merchant vessel, acknowledging that he has received the goods specified in it on board his ship, and binding himself, under certain exceptions, to the safe delivery of them. Bill of parcels, an account of goods bought, with their prices given by the seller to the buyer; an invoice. A bill of sale, a written conveyance of certain goods, therein named, by a debtor to a creditor, authorizing him to dispose of the same if his debt be not paid according to the terms of the contract. A bill of health, a certificate from the proper authorities as to the state of health of a ship's company at the time of her leaving port. A bill of mortality, an account of the number of deaths in a place in a given time. A bill of rights, a summary of rights and privileges claimed by a people. A bill of divorce, in the Jewish law, a writing given by the husband to the wife, by which the marriage relation was dissolved. A true bill, a declaration by a grand jury that the evidence against a prisoner is sufficient to warrant a trial. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  55. An instrument for hewing; an anc. military weapon; a hooked instrument for cutting hedges, pruning, &c.; the beak of a fowl or bird. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  56. An account for goods; a printed advertisement; in law, a declaration in writing of some fault or wrong; a written promise to pay money in a certain time; a form or draft of a proposed law before parliament; a written list of particulars in law, in commerce, or in other social usages : bill of exchange, a written order on a person in a distant place requesting him to pay money to another-the person who draws the bill is called the drawer, the person requested to pay the money the drawee, the person to whom the money is payable is called the payee : bill of fare, in a hotel, a list of articles ready for food : bill of entry, in com., a written account of goods entered at the custom-house : bill of lading, a written account of goods shipped by a person on board an outward-bound vessel, and signed by the master or captain : bill of health, a certificate of the health of a ship's crew : bill of mortality, an official return of deaths in any place : bill of rights, a summary or list of the rights and privileges claimed by a people : bill of sale, a written inventory or list given by the seller of personal property to the purchaser : bill of exceptions, a written statement of errors in law tendered to the presiding judge before a verdict is given : bill in chancery, a written statement put in or filed in the Court of Chancery : true bill, an attested written statement by a grand jury of sufficient evidence against a prisoner to warrant a trial : bill chamber, in Scot., a particular department of the Court of Session for dealing with certain written documents : bill of suspension, in Scot., a written application or appeal from a lower to a higher court, to prevent execution of a sentence in a criminal trial : bill of divorce, in the Jewish law, a certain form of writing given by a husband to a wife by which his marriage with her was dissolved : bill-sticker, One who posts placards, &c. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for bill

  1. You'll certainly get my bill – Tales of the Road by Charles N. Crewdson
  2. Bill had it comin'. – Way of the Lawless by Max Brand
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