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Definition of "bill" []

  • 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)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "bill" in a sentence
  • "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."
  • "VIEW FAVORITES yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = 'BREAKING: Bush signs $600 billion \'stopgap bill\' '; yahooBuzzArticleSummary =' US President George W. Bush signs a government expenditures bill topping 600 billion dollars after his economic relief plan fails."
  • "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the consignee at the time the bill of lading is made out, a _bill to order_ is drawn up wherein the consignee's name is superseded by the words _shipper's order_, or simply _order_; it being thus understood that the goods shall be delivered to whomsoever presents, at point of destination,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."