(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. score, reckoning; invoice, statement, dun; account, charges; [bank]note, greenback; beak. See accounting, money, price, legality, convexity.
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [A statement of account]
Syn. invoice, itemized account, request for payment, check, tab*; see also statement 3 .
2. [A piece of paper money]
Syn. bank note, note, Federal Reserve note, currency, paper money, gold certificate, silver certificate, dollar bill, long green*, greenback*, folding money*, skin*, one-spot*, fiver*, five-spot*, tenner*, ten-spot*, sawbuck*, C-note*; see also dollar , money 1 .
3. [A statement prepared for enactment into law]
Syn. draft, measure, proposal, act, proposed act, piece of legislation; see also law 3 .
4. [A handbill]
Syn. poster, circular, folder; see advertisement 1 , 2 .
5. [A formal statement, usually legal]
Syn. charge, allegation, indictment; see declaration 2 .
6. [A beak]
Syn. nib, mandible, projection; see beak .
fill the bill*,
Syn. meet requirements, be satisfactory, serve the purpose; see satisfy 3 .
1. [To request payment]
Syn. dun, solicit, charge, render or send account of indebtedness, draw upon, send a statement, invoice.
2. [To advertise, especially a coming attraction]
Syn. announce, book, give advance notice of; see advertise 1 .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
1. charge invoice, debt, account, tab, *score, *bad news, check, statement.
2. program list, schedule, roster, docket, agenda.
3. announcement handbill, circular, advertisement, bulletin.
4. piece of legislation act, draft, measure, proposal. see government, politics
5. beak neb.
charge, tally, invoice, debit, put on one's tab.
(Roget's Thesaurus II) verb To present a statement of fees or charges to: invoice. See MONEY, REQUEST.
(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun 1. A precise list of fees or charges: account, check, invoice, reckoning, statement. Informal: tab. See PAY. 2. A document, such as a list or an outline, that gives, for example, the order of events in a public performance or the chief features of a stock offering: program, prospectus, syllabus. See PLANNED, WORDS. 3. A usually public posting that conveys a message: billboard, notice, placard, poster, sign. See SHOW. 4. The formal product of a legislative or judicial body: act, assize, enactment, law, legislation, lex, measure, statute. See LAW.
(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun 1. The horny projection forming a bird's jaws: beak. See MOUTH. 2. The projecting rim on the front of a cap: brim, peak, visor. See CONVEX, PROTECTION.

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