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FILL THE BILL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does fill the bill mean? 

FILL THE BILL (verb)
  The verb FILL THE BILL has 1 sense:

1. be what is needed or be good enough for what is required

  Familiarity information: FILL THE BILL used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


FILL THE BILL (verb)


Sense 1fill the bill [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Be what is needed or be good enough for what is required

Classified under:

Verbs of being, having, spatial relations

Synonyms:

fill the bill; fit the bill

Context example:

Does this restaurant fit the bill for the celebration?

Hypernyms (to "fill the bill" is one way to...):

conform to; fit; meet (satisfy a condition or restriction)

Sentence frames:

Something ----s
Somebody ----s


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