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Definition of bill verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    bill

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//bɪl//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they bill
     
    he / she / it bills
     
    past simple billed
     
    -ing form billing
     
     
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    ask for payment
  1. 1bill somebody (for something) to send someone a bill for something Please bill me for the books. You will be billed monthly for the service.
  2. advertise
  3. 2 [usually passive] bill somebody/something as something to advertise or describe someone or something in a particular way He was billed as the new Brad Pitt.
  4. 3 [usually passive] bill somebody/something to do something to advertise that someone or something will do something She was billed to be performing for three nights at Radio City.
  5. Idioms
    bill and coo (old-fashioned) (informal)
     
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    if two people who are in love bill and coo, they kiss and speak in a loving way to each other
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: bill