Difference between Account and Bill

What is the difference between Account and Bill?

Account as a verb is to reckon; to compute; to count. while Bill as a verb is to dig, chop, etc., with a bill.


Part of speech: verb

Definition: To reckon; to compute; to count. To place to one's account; to put to the credit of; to assign. Edward Hyde Clarendon To value, estimate, or hold in opinion; to judge or consider; to deem. To render or receive an account or relation of particulars To render an account; to answer in judgement. To give a satisfactory reason; to tell the cause of; to explain To get revenge on.

Part of speech: noun

Definition: A reckoning; computation; calculation; enumeration; a record of some reckoning A registry of pecuniary transactions; a written or printed statement of business dealings or debts and credits, and also of other things subjected to a reckoning or review; as, to keep one's account at the bank. A statement in general of reasons, causes, grounds, etc., explanatory of some event; as, no satisfactory account has been given of these phenomena. Hence, the word is often used simply for reason, ground, consideration, motive, etc.; as, on no account, on every account, on all accounts. A statement of facts or occurrences; recital of transactions; a relation or narrative; a report; a description; as, an account of a battle. A statement and explanation or vindication of one's conduct with reference to judgement thereon. An estimate or estimation; valuation; judgement. Importance; worth; value; advantage; profit. A subscription to a service.

Example sentence: Money doesn't mean anything to me. I've made a lot of money, but I want to enjoy life and not stress myself building my bank account. I give lots away and live simply, mostly out of a suitcase in hotels. We all know that good health is much more important.


Part of speech: verb

Definition: To dig, chop, etc., with a bill.To peck.To stroke bill against bill, with reference to doves; to caress in fondness.To advertise by a bill or public notice.To charge; to send a bill to.

Part of speech: noun

Definition: Any of various bladed or pointed hand weapons, originally designating an Anglo-Saxon sword, and later a weapon of infantry, especially in the 14th and 15th centuries. A common form of bill consisted of a broad, heavy, double-edged, hook-shaped blade, having a short pike at the back and another at the top, and attached to the end of a long staff.A cutting instrument, with hook-shaped point, and fitted with a handle, used in pruning, etc.; a billhook.Somebody armed with a bill; a bill-man.The extremity of the arm of an anchor; the point of or beyond the fluke.The beak of a bird, especially when small or flattish; sometimes also used with reference to a turtle, platypus, or other animal.A beak-like projection, especially a promontory.A written list or inventory. (Now obsolete except in specific senses or set phrases; bill of lading, bill of goods, etc.)A document, originally sealed; a formal statement or official memorandum. (Now obsolete except with certain qualifying words; bill of health, bill of sale etc.)A draft of a law, presented to a legislature for enactment; a proposed or projected law.A declaration made in writing, stating some wrong the complainant has suffered from the defendant, or a fault committed by some person against a law.A piece of paper money; a banknote.A written note of goods sold, services rendered, or work done, with the price or charge; an invoice.A paper, written or printed, and posted up or given away, to advertise something, as a lecture, a play, or the sale of goods; a placard; a poster; a handbill.A writing binding the signer or signers to pay a certain sum at a future day or on demand, with or without interest, as may be stated in the document. A bill of exchange. In the United States, it is usually called a note, a note of hand, or a promissory note.

Example sentence: Liberals are some of the most arrogant, condescending smart alecks, but they're just pure ignorant, and they fit the bill of people who have no love and no respect for the founding of this country.

We hope you now know whether to use Account or Bill in your sentence.

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