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fill the bill

Definition of fill the bill

  1. :  to be exactly what is needed :  to be suitable <If you want to stay near the beach, this hotel will fit the bill.>



Variants of fill the bill

or fit the bill

Word by Word Definitions

fillplay
  1. :  to put into as much as can be held or conveniently contained

    :  to supply with a full complement

    :  to cause to swell or billow

  1. :  a full supply

    :  a quantity that satisfies or satiates

    : :  something that fills: as

billplay
  1. :  the jaws of a bird together with their horny covering

    :  a mouthpart (as the beak of a turtle) that resembles a bird's bill

    :  the point of an anchor fluke — see anchor illustration

  1. :  to touch and rub bill to bill

    :  to caress affectionately

  1. :  a weapon in use up to the 18th century that consists of a long staff ending in a hook-shaped blade

    :  billhook

  1. :  an itemized list or a statement of particulars (as a list of materials or of members of a ship's crew)

    :  a written document or note

    :  a formal petition

  1. :  to enter in an accounting system :  prepare a bill of (charges)

    :  to submit a bill of charges to

    :  to enter (as freight) in a waybill


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