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bill1

bill1

pronunciation:
bIl
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a statement that a business sends to a customer to show how much the customer must pay for goods or services that the business provided.
Did you pay the telephone bill yet?
 
synonyms:
check, invoice, statement
similar words:
charge, cost, expense, fee, liability, record, tally
definition 2: a piece of paper money.
Mrs. Perez paid with a ten-dollar bill.
 
similar words:
currency, money
definition 3: a law that people in government are considering but have not voted on yet.
Do you think the Senate will pass the new education bill?
similar words:
act, law, legislation, plan
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: billed, billing, bills
definition: to send a statement of how much money a customer owes.
The electric company bills us every month.You don't have to pay now. We will bill you.
synonyms:
charge
derivation: billable (adj.)
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  bank, business, money