bill

bill
I
n.
proposed law

1) to draft; introduce, propose; oppose; pass; support a bill

2) to move; railroad a bill through a legislature

3) to quash, reject, vote down; veto a bill

4) to shelve a bill

banknote

(AE)

5) to break, change; pass a bill

6) marked bills

statement of money owed
debt

7) to run up a bill

8) to foot (colloq.), pay; settle a bill

9) a hospital, medical; hotel; telephone; utility (gas and electric; water) bill

10) a bill falls due, matures

poster

11) to post, stick (BE) a bill (post no bills!)

misc.

12) to fill, fit the bill ('to meet all requirements')

II
v.

1) (D; tr.) ('to charge') to bill for (the doctor did not bill them for the visit)

2) (H) ('to cast'); ('to announce') he was billed to appear as Hamlet

* * *
[bɪl]
('to announce') he was billed to appear as Hamlet
matures
medical
pass a bill
pass: support a bill
railroad a bill through a legislature
settle a bill
utility (gas and electric; water) bill
veto a bill
vote down
fit the bill ('to meet all requirements')
stick (BE) a bill (post no bills!)
['banknote'] (AE) to break
['misc. '] to fill
['poster'] to post
['proposed law'] to draft
['statement of money owed'] ['debt'] to run up a bill
a hospital
a bill falls due
marked bills
to foot (colloq.) . pay
to move
to quash
to shelve a bill
(D;tr.) ('to charge') to bill for (the doctor did not bill them for the visit)

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