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Overview of noun bill

The noun bill has 10 senses? (first 4 from tagged texts)
1. (22) bill, measure

(a statute in draft before it becomes law; "they held a public hearing on the bill")

2. (6) bill, account, invoice

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

(a piece of paper money (especially one issued by a central bank); "he peeled off five one-thousand-zloty notes")

4. (1) bill

(the entertainment offered at a public presentation)

5. circular, handbill, bill, broadside, broadsheet, flier, flyer, throwaway

(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

(a sign posted in a public place as an advertisement; "a poster advertised the coming attractions")

7. bill

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

8. bill, billhook

(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

(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

(horny projecting mouth of a bird)


Overview of verb bill

The verb bill has 3 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (2) charge, bill

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

2. (1) bill

(advertise especially by posters or placards; "He was billed as the greatest tenor since Caruso")

3. placard, bill

(publicize or announce by placards)

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