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In British English, a bill is a piece of paper showing how much money you must pay for a meal in a restaurant.
In American English, a piece of paper like this is called a check.
In both British and American English, a bill is a piece of paper that shows how much money you must pay for services such as electricity or gas.
In American English, a bill is also a piece of paper money.
In British English, a note is a piece of paper money.
A piece of American paper money is called a bill, not a 'note'.
Past participle: billed
|Noun||1.||bill - a statute in draft before it becomes law; "they held a public hearing on the bill"|
rider - a clause that is appended to a legislative bill
legal document, legal instrument, official document, instrument - (law) a document that states some contractual relationship or grants some right
appropriation bill - a legislative act proposing to authorize the expenditure of public funds for a specified purpose
bill of attainder - a legislative act finding a person guilty of treason or felony without a trial; "bills of attainder are prohibited by the Constitution of the United States"
bottle bill - a statute that would require merchants to reclaim used bottles
farm bill - a statute that would regulate farm production and prices
trade bill - a statute that would regulate foreign trade
|2.||bill - an itemized statement of money owed for goods shipped or services rendered; "he paid his bill and left"; "send me an account of what I owe"|
electric bill - a bill for money owed for electricity used
hotel bill - statement of charges for staying in a hotel
tax bill - money owed for taxes
|3.||bill - a piece of paper money (especially one issued by a central bank); "he peeled off five one-thousand-zloty notes"|
bank bill, bank note, banker's bill, banknote, Federal Reserve note, government note, greenback, note
folding money, paper currency, paper money - currency issued by a government or central bank and consisting of printed paper that can circulate as a substitute for specie
silver certificate - formerly a bank note issued by the United States Treasury and redeemable in silver
two dollar bill - a United States bill worth 2 dollars
|4.||bill - the entertainment offered at a public presentation|
|5.||bill - an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution; "he mailed the circular to all subscribers"|
ad, advert, advertisement, advertising, advertizement, advertizing - a public promotion of some product or service
stuffer - an advertising circular that is enclosed with other material and (usually) sent by mail
|6.||bill - a sign posted in a public place as an advertisement; "a poster advertised the coming attractions"|
sign - a public display of a message; "he posted signs in all the shop windows"
|7.||bill - a list of particulars (as a playbill or bill of fare)|
bill of entry - a list of goods received at a customhouse for export or import
bill of goods - a consignment of merchandise
bill of fare, carte, carte du jour, menu, card - a list of dishes available at a restaurant; "the menu was in French"
playbill - a theatrical program; "he couldn't find her name on the playbill"
|8.||bill - a long-handled saw with a curved blade; "he used a bill to prune branches off of the tree"|
saw - hand tool having a toothed blade for cutting
|9.||bill - a brim that projects to the front to shade the eyes; "he pulled down the bill of his cap and trudged ahead"|
brim - a circular projection that sticks outward from the crown of a hat
|10.||bill - horny projecting mouth of a bird |
bird - warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
cere - the fleshy, waxy covering at the base of the upper beak of some birds
mouth - the externally visible part of the oral cavity on the face and the system of organs surrounding the opening; "she wiped lipstick from her mouth"
|Verb||1.||bill - demand payment; "Will I get charged for this service?"; "We were billed for 4 nights in the hotel, although we stayed only 3 nights"|
tithe - exact a tithe from; "The church was tithed"
assess - charge (a person or a property) with a payment, such as a tax or a fine
undercharge - charge (someone) too little money
surcharge - charge an extra fee, as for a special service
invoice - send an bill to; "She invoiced the company for her expenses"
charge - enter a certain amount as a charge; "he charged me $15"
|2.||bill - advertise especially by posters or placards; "He was billed as the greatest tenor since Caruso"|
|3.||bill - publicize or announce by placards|
post - publicize with, or as if with, a poster; "I'll post the news on the bulletin board"
can we have the bill, please? → ¿nos trae la cuenta, por favor?
to pay the bill → pagar la cuenta
put it on my bill, please → póngalo en mi cuenta
to foot the bill (for sth) → correr con los gastos (de algo), pagar (algo)
the gas bill → la factura del gas
wage(s) bill (in industry) → gastos mpl de nómina or salariales
bills discounted → efectos mpl descontados
bills payable → efectos mpl a pagar
bills receivable → efectos mpl a cobrar
the bill passed the Commons (Brit) → el proyecto de ley fue aprobado en la Cámara de los Comunes
he is billed to appear next week → figura en el programa de la semana que viene
it is billed as Britain's most interesting museum → lo presentan como el museo más interesante de Gran Bretaña
bill of fare N → carta f, menú m
bill of health N the doctor gave him a clean bill of health → el médico le aseguró que estaba perfectamente
bill of lading N → conocimiento m de embarque
bill of rights N → declaración f de derechos
bill of sale N → escritura f de venta
Can we have the bill, please? → L'addition, s'il vous plaît.
May I have the bill please? → L'addition, s'il vous plaît?, Est-ce que je peux avoir l'addition, s'il vous plaît?
could I have the bill please? → il conto, per piacere
"post no bills" → "divieto di affissione"
that fits the bill (fig) → quello fa proprio al caso mio (or tuo )
to top the bill → essere in cima al cartellone
on the bill → in cartellone
bill→ فاتُورَة, مَشْرُوع قانون, وَرَقَة مالِيَّة, وَرَقةٌ نِقْدِيَةِ bankovka, návrh zákona, účet lovforslag, pengeseddel, regning Banknote, Gesetzentwurf, Rechnung λογαριασμός, νομοσχέδιο, χαρτονόμισμα billete, billete de banco, cuenta, proyecto de ley lakiesitys, lasku, seteli billet, billet de banque, note, projet de loi novčanica, prijedlog zakona, račun banconota, conto, progetto di legge 法案, 紙幣, 請求書 계산서, 법안, 지폐 bankbiljet, rekening, wetsontwerp lovforslag, pengeseddel, regning, seddel banknot, projekt ustawy, rachunek cédula, conta, nota, projeto de lei банкнота, законопроект, счет proposition, räkning, sedel ใบแจ้งหนี้, ธนบัตร, ร่างกฎหมาย banknot, hesap, kağıt para, yasa dự luật, giấy bạc, hóa đơn 帐单, 议案, 钞票
- Please prepare the bill
- Put it on my bill
- Do you have change for this bill? (US)
Do you have change for this note? (UK)
- May I have an itemized bill? (US)
Can I have an itemized bill? (UK)
- The bill is wrong
- Please bring the check (US)
Please bring the bill (UK)