part of speech: noun

definition 1: a written list showing the cost of items bought or services provided.

  • The carpenter sent a bill for fixing the stairs.

synonyms: check, statement, tab

definition 2: a piece of paper money.

  • Mrs. Perez paid with a ten-dollar bill.

definition 3: a proposed law that has not yet been voted on.

  • The Senate debated an education bill.


part of speech: verb

inflections: bills, billing, billed

definition: to send a written list of costs to.

  • The electric company bills us every month.

synonyms: charge

derivation: billable (adj.)


part of speech: noun

  • definition: the parts of a bird’s jaw that form the beak.

synonyms: beak