Bilk Billabong

Bill

Meanings and phrases

bill

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a statute in draft before it becomes law; measure
  2. an itemized statement of money owed for goods shipped or services rendered; account; invoice
  3. a piece of paper money (especially one issued by a central bank); note; government note; bank bill; banker's bill; bank note; banknote; Federal Reserve note; greenback
  4. the entertainment offered at a public presentation
  5. horny projecting mouth of a bird; beak; neb; nib; pecker
  6. a list of particulars (as a playbill or bill of fare)
  7. a long-handled saw with a curved blade; billhook
  8. a brim that projects to the front to shade the eyes; peak; eyeshade; visor; vizor
  9. an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution; circular; handbill; broadside; broadsheet; flier; flyer; throwaway
  10. a sign posted in a public place as an advertisement; poster; posting; placard; notice; card

bill

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. demand payment; charge
  2. advertise especially by posters or placards
  3. publicize or announce by placards; placard

Big Bill Haywood

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. United States labor leader and militant socialist who was one of the founders of the Industrial Workers of the World (1869-1928); Haywood; William Dudley Haywood

Big Bill Tilden

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. United States tennis player who dominated men's tennis in the 1920s (1893-1953); Tilden; William Tatem Tilden Jr.

Bill Clinton

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. 42nd President of the United States (1946-); Clinton; William Jefferson Clinton; President Clinton

Bill Gates

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. United States computer entrepreneur whose software company made him the youngest multi-billionaire in the history of the United States (born in 1955); Gates; William Henry Gates

Bill Haley

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. United States rock singer who was one of the first to popularize rock'n'roll music (1925-1981); Haley; William John Clifton Haley Jr.

Bill Mauldin

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. United States cartoonist noted for his drawings of soldiers in battle (1921-2003); Mauldin; William Henry Mauldin

Bill Russell

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. United States basketball center (born in 1934); Russell; William Felton Russell

Bill of Rights

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a statement of fundamental rights and privileges (especially the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution)

Buffalo Bill

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. United States showman famous for his Wild West Show (1846-1917); Cody; William F. Cody; William Frederick Cody; Buffalo Bill Cody

Buffalo Bill Cody

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. United States showman famous for his Wild West Show (1846-1917); Cody; William F. Cody; William Frederick Cody; Buffalo Bill

Buffalo Bill 's Wild West Show

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a spectacular show organized in 1883 by William F. Cody that featured horseback riding and marksmanship on a large scale; toured the United States and Europe; Wild West Show

Kaiser Bill

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. grandson of Queen Victoria and Kaiser of Germany from 1888 to 1918; he was vilified as causing World War I (1859-1941); Wilhelm II; Kaiser Wilhelm

Treasury bill

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a short-term obligation that is not interest-bearing (it is purchased at a discount); can be traded on a discount basis for 91 days; T-bill

Wild Bill Hickock

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. frontier marshal whose adventures have become legendary (1837-1876); Hickock; James Butler Hickock
n.
  1. a legislative act proposing to authorize the expenditure of public funds for a specified purpose

bank bill

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a piece of paper money (especially one issued by a central bank); bill; note; government note; banker's bill; bank note; banknote; Federal Reserve note; greenback

banker 's bill

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a piece of paper money (especially one issued by a central bank); bill; note; government note; bank bill; bank note; banknote; Federal Reserve note; greenback

bill of Particulars

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the particular events to be dealt with in a criminal trial; advises the defendant and the court of the facts the defendant will be required to meet

bill of attainder

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a legislative act finding a person guilty of treason or felony without a trial

bill of entry

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a list of goods received at a customhouse for export or import

bill of exchange

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a document ordering the payment of money; drawn by one person or bank on another; draft; order of payment

bill of fare

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a list of dishes available at a restaurant; menu; card; carte du jour; carte

bill of goods

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. communication (written or spoken) that persuades someone to accept something untrue or undesirable
  2. a consignment of merchandise

bill of health

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a certificate saying that a departing ship's company is healthy (to be presented at the next port of arrival)

bill of indictment

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a formal document written for a prosecuting attorney charging a person with some offense; indictment

bill of lading

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a receipt given by the carrier to the shipper acknowledging receipt of the goods being shipped and specifying the terms of delivery; waybill

bill of review

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a proceeding brought to obtain an explanation or an alteration or a reversal of a decree by the court that rendered it

bill of sale

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a deed transferring personal property

bill poster

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. someone who pastes up bills or placards on walls or billboards; poster; bill sticker

bill sticker

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. someone who pastes up bills or placards on walls or billboards; bill poster; poster

bottle bill

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a statute that would require merchants to reclaim used bottles

clean bill of health

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an assurance that someone is healthy or something is in good condition

crane 's bill

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any of numerous geraniums of the genus Geranium; cranesbill

doctor 's bill

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. statement of charges for medical services; medical bill

dollar bill

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a piece of paper money worth one dollar; dollar; one dollar bill; buck; clam

electric bill

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a bill for money owed for electricity used

farm bill

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a statute that would regulate farm production and prices
E.g.
  • The 2018 farm bill was sent to conference committee in mid 2018.
  • Its provisions were incorporated in the 2018 United States farm bill that became law on December 20, 2018.
  • On December 20, 2018, President Donald Trump signed the farm bill which descheduled hemp, making cannabis under 0.3% THC legal once again.

fifty dollar bill

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a United States bill worth 50 dollars; fifty

fill the bill

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. be what is needed or be good enough for what is required; fit the bill

fit the bill

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. be what is needed or be good enough for what is required; fill the bill

five dollar bill

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a United States bill worth 5 dollars; fiver; five-spot

foreign bill

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a bill of exchange that is drawn in one country and made payable in another; foreign draft

heron 's bill

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any of various plants of the genus Erodium; storksbill

hotel bill

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. statement of charges for staying in a hotel
n.
  1. a United States bill worth 100 dollars; c-note

inland bill

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a bill of exchange that is both drawn and made payable in the same country

medical bill

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. statement of charges for medical services; doctor's bill

one dollar bill

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a piece of paper money worth one dollar; dollar; dollar bill; buck; clam

parrot 's bill

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. evergreen shrub with scarlet to white clawlike or beaklike flowers; New Zealand; parrot's beak; Clianthus puniceus

phone bill

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. statement of charges for telephone service; telephone bill

show bill

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a poster advertising a show or play; show card; theatrical poster

sight bill

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a draft payable on presentation; sight draft

tax bill

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. money owed for taxes
E.g.
  • Radhika has also been accused of dodging a $186 million tax bill.
  • The relief was subtracted from the total annual school property tax bill.

telephone bill

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. statement of charges for telephone service; phone bill

ten dollar bill

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a United States bill worth 10 dollars; tenner

time bill

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a draft payable at a specified future date; time draft

trade bill

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a statute that would regulate foreign trade

true bill

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an indictment endorsed by a grand jury

twenty dollar bill

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a United States bill worth 20 dollars; twenty

twin bill

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. two games instead of one (especially in baseball when the same two teams play two games on the same day); doubleheader; double feature

two dollar bill

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a United States bill worth 2 dollars

bill passed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Ultimately, the bill passed the Senate unanimously.
  • The bill passed the Cortes with a 304 to 16 vote.
  • The bill passed in the House on July 22, 2014.

introduced a bill

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In 1865 he introduced a bill providing for compulsory local taxation to fund these schools.
  • In January 1849, McKay introduced a bill for a gold dollar, which was referred to his committee.
  • A state legislator in Montana introduced a bill in 2015 intended to ban leggings and yoga pants.

passed a bill

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • On March 4, 2009, the state senate passed a bill endorsing the tunnel option.
  • In 2006, the state legislature passed a bill to return "Nanih Waiya" to the Choctaw.
  • On February 5, the Singapore Parliament passed a bill to officiate the new statutory board.
E.g.
  • The bill was introduced by Ramesh Singh Arora in 2017.
  • The bill was introduced to Parliament on 4 February 2002.
  • The bill was introduced to Parliament on 15 January 2003.

bill was passed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The bill was passed without committee hearings.
  • The bill was passed with a vote of 59 Y – 39 N.
  • The bill was passed by the Lok Sabha on 6 August 2015.

double bill

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The film was shown in a double bill with "".

signed the bill

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The governor signed the bill into law on March 9.
  • President Trump signed the bill later in the day.

bill into law

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The governor signed the bill into law on March 9.
  • Rick Scott signed the bill into law on March 9.

against the bill

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • There was widespread protest against the bill.
  • Both Democrats and Republicans voted against the bill.
  • Hridaya, a Kolkata-based NGO, demonstrated against the bill.

reform bill

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The budget included repealing the campaign finance reform bill passed a decade earlier.
  • The second setback occurred in the Senate Judiciary Committee action that day on Roosevelt's court reform bill.
  • Trelawny and Mary Shelley also disagreed about a custody reform bill that was proposed by the Philosophic Radicals.

signed a bill

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • On November 1, 1988, President Ronald Reagan signed a bill which created American Samoa National Park.
  • In 2009 President Obama signed a bill making the M & M Trail part of the National Scenic Trail system.
  • Governor Goddard signed a bill banning discrimination on grounds of race, gender, religion and ethnicity.

passed the bill

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The Senate passed the bill 65–32 after midnight on March 23.
  • The Florida House of Representatives passed the bill unanimously.
  • Voters passed the bill in 1940.

bill of rights

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Her lecture included a six-point child's bill of rights.
  • They did not officially adopt the student bill of rights put forth in 1947.
  • We got a bill of rights.
E.g.
  • She served on 19 conference committees, including for SB 1, the appropriations bill.
  • 1625, formerly the TARGET act, was used as a legislative vehicle for the appropriations bill.
  • An omnibus spending bill is simply a combination of multiple appropriations bills into one larger appropriations bill.

bill was signed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The bill was signed by Governor Jerry Brown October 7, 2015.
  • The bill was signed by Governor John Kasich on June 26, 2012.
  • Bill Owens; in 2007, however, the bill was signed into law by Gov.

bill introduced

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • On June 4, 2008, the House of Commons passed C-377, a private member bill introduced by Jack Layton.
  • A government bill introduced in 2019 proposed allowing nonresident citizens to vote in presidential elections.
  • 1503, the bill introduced as a reaction to conspiracy theories which claimed that U.S. President Barack Obama is not a natural born U.S. citizen.

pass the bill

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • However, the Senate did eventually pass the bill, regardless.
  • On December 3, it suspended its rules to pass the bill 261–129.
  • Entrusted with ensuring the bill's passage, Robinson began his attempt to get the votes necessary to pass the bill.

bill did

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The bill did not subsequently become law.
  • The bill did not advance.
  • However, that bill did not pass (nor did it pass when re-introduced in 2007).

sponsored a bill

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He sponsored a bill to ban liquor and beer advertising in all interstate media.
  • Pipkin sponsored a bill to return a tax credit to employers who provide daycare for their employees.
  • In 2005, he sponsored a bill to create the Council on the Social Status of African-American Men and Boys.

supported the bill

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • All the Puerto Rican parties supported the bill.
  • The United Russia, Liberal Democratic Party and Fair Russia all supported the bill.
  • In all, 233 deputies supported the bill, which was more than the minimum of 226 votes required to pass it into law.

new bill

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Angered by the decision of the Appeal Court, the government drafted a new bill.
  • 'For Slovakia the Treaty of Trianon bears a historical importance', Slovak President Ivan Gasparovic reacted on the new bill.
  • In Dec 2018, a new bill reviewed in the parliament,named "International Human Rights and Corruption (Magnitsky Sanctions) Bill 2018" Bill in Dec, 2017.

bill did not

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The bill did not subsequently become law.
  • The bill did not advance.
  • However, that bill did not pass (nor did it pass when re-introduced in 2007).

same bill

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Don featured on the same bill as famed escapologist Harry Houdini.
  • At one point Don was on the same bill as famed escapologist Harry Houdini.
  • In 1833 she performed several times on the same bill with Niccolo Paganini.

opposed the bill

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The Banking Committee opposed the bill, and it failed.
  • A number of large out-of-state companies opposed the bill.
  • Members of the Republican Senate leadership opposed the bill.

draft bill

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A draft bill was proposed in April 2006, but did not pass.
  • The publication of the draft bill was followed by a six-week public participation.
  • It contained a draft bill to allow for the legal recognition of cohabiting couples.

black bill

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The longish black bill is slightly decurved.
  • Caps with red crowns and a black bill became the new road caps.
  • The hat that goes with this uniform is mustard gold with a black bill.

property tax bill

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The relief was subtracted from the total annual school property tax bill.

proposed bill

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The proposed bill was defeated, 331–88.
  • The controversy largely centered on paragraph 29 of the proposed bill.
  • Demonstrators began protesting the proposed bill on February 14, 2011.

proposed a bill

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In June 1989, the Bush administration proposed a bill to amend the Clean Air Act.
  • In 2009, she proposed a bill to punish advertisements which include anorexic models.
  • In 2012, he proposed a bill expanding this ban to cover school buses and school-affiliated events.

bill would require

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The bill would require a provider to disclose personal information of a user only if a court order has been issued, as specified, and certain other conditions have been satisfied.
  • This bill would require a state constitutional amendment, which under Virginia law requires it to pass the General Assembly in two consecutive sessions and then be voted on in a referendum in fall 2021.

bill failed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The bill failed to satisfy extremists on either side.
  • The bill failed by a 204–215 margin.
  • The bill failed by a 27-30 vote, with 22 not voting, in May 2014.

short bill

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • They have a slender streamlined body, long pointed wings and a short bill with a wide gape.
  • They have a slender streamlined body, long pointed wings, and a short bill with a wide gape.

spending bill

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Once a final spending bill has been created, passed and signed by the president, the bill becomes law.
  • An omnibus spending bill is simply a combination of multiple appropriations bills into one larger appropriations bill.
  • The December spending bill delayed the onset of the "Cadillac tax" on expensive insurance plans by two years, until 2020.
E.g.
  • Alvarez introduced the bill on 10 October 2017.
  • He introduced the bill again in 2007 and 2009.
  • After the 2016 general election, the new Fine Gael-led government introduced the bill in May 2016.

bill received

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The bill received royal assent on 6 March 1884.
  • The bill received a committee hearing but no further action.
  • The bill received a conscience vote at its first reading in July 2009, and was defeated 84–34.

bill proposed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In 1955, he seconded a bill proposed by S.O.
  • Soon after taking office, she co-signed a bill proposed by Karen Yu to allow young children into the legislative chamber.
  • The bill proposed to ban ethylene glycol, which has a pleasing taste to animals but is poisonous, from engine antifreeze sold in the province.

similar bill

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A similar bill will be considered in the state of Colorado in 2020.
  • A similar bill, Senate Bill 753, was filed in the Maryland Senate by Sen. E. J. Pipkin and others.
  • A similar bill, Senate Bill 828, was introduced by Wiener to amend market-rate housing requirements for local governments and avoided much of the controversy that affected SB 827.

first bill

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Steil's first bill, H.R.
  • This was to be the first bill promoted by the NWLR that did not receive Royal Assent.
  • The first bill Nestande introduced in Sacramento was to limit the number of bills a legislator could introduce.

wage bill

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • When the minister of employment and labor receives the minimum wage bill, it shall notify it.
  • The increase in consumption linked to growth of the wage bill also supported economic growth.

pass a bill

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It was thus impossible for representatives of one community alone to pass a bill.
  • That means that the BIA can recognize a group and yield that group recognition or Congress can pass a bill recognizing the group.
  • In the following year, 1871, Shepherd was able to convince Congress to pass a bill that established the territorial government he desired.
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