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bill

noun (1)

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1 a record of goods sold or services performed together with the costs due
  • why is the electric bill so high this month?

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2 a piece of printed paper used as money in the United States
  • the $5 bill has a picture of Abraham Lincoln on the front

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3 a sheet bearing an announcement for posting in a public place
  • posted a bill advertising the new play

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4 the amount owed at a bar or restaurant or the slip of paper stating the amount
  • although they were all working adults, their parents still insisted on paying the bill whenever they went out to eat

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5 a rule of conduct or action laid down by a governing authority and especially a legislature
  • the legislative committee endorsed a bill that would strengthen consumer protections

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  • higher law

bill

noun (2)

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1 the jaws of a bird together with their hornlike covering
  • parrots have very strong bills so they can break open nuts

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2 the projecting front part of a hat or cap
  • the hat was blue, but the bill was red

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bill

verb

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2 as in call, declare

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3 as in assess, invoice

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The first known use of bill was before the 12th century

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“Bill.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bill. Accessed 14 Apr. 2021.

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