Billed vs Announced - What's the difference?

billed | announced |

As verbs the difference between billed and announced

is that billed is (bill) while announced is (announce).

As an adjective billed

is having a specified kind of bill (beak or beak-like projection).




  • (bill)
  • Adjective

  • Having a specified kind of bill (beak or beak-like projection).
  • Derived terms

    * duckbilled




  • (announce)

  • announce



  • (label) To give public notice, or first notice of; to make known; to publish; to proclaim.
  • * (convert into real quote) (1724-1804)
  • Her [Queen Elizabeth’s] arrival was announced through the country by a peal of cannon from the ramparts.
  • *{{quote-book, year=1927, author= F. E. Penny
  • , chapter=4, title= Pulling the Strings , passage=Soon after the arrival of Mrs. Campbell, dinner was announced by Abboye. He came into the drawing room resplendent in his gold-and-white turban. […] His cummerbund matched the turban in gold lines.}}
  • *{{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-08, volume=407, issue=8839, page=55, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= Obama goes troll-hunting , passage=The solitary, lumbering trolls of Scandinavian mythology would sometimes be turned to stone by exposure to sunlight. Barack Obama is hoping that several measures announced on June 4th will have a similarly paralysing effect on their modern incarnation, the patent troll.}}
  • (label) To pronounce; to declare by judicial sentence.
  • * (Matthew Prior) (1664-1721)
  • Publish laws, announce / Or life or death.


    * proclaim, publish, make known, herald, declare, promulgate

    Derived terms