Definitions for fill

Definitions for (noun) fill

Main entry: fill

Definition: a quantity sufficient to satisfy

Usage: he ate his fill of potatoes; she had heard her fill of gossip

Main entry: fill, filling

Definition: any material that fills a space or container

Usage: there was not enough fill for the trench

Definitions for (verb) fill

Main entry: fill

Definition: plug with a substance

Usage: fill a cavity

Main entry: fill, fill up

Definition: become full

Usage: The pool slowly filled with water; The theater filled up slowly

Main entry: fill, fill up, make full

Definition: make full, also in a metaphorical sense

Usage: fill a container; fill the child with pride

Main entry: satisfy, fill, fulfil, fulfill, meet

Definition: fill or meet a want or need

Main entry: fill, sate, satiate, replete

Definition: fill to satisfaction

Usage: I am sated

Main entry: fill, fill up

Definition: eat until one is sated

Usage: He filled up on turkey

Main entry: fill

Definition: appoint someone to (a position or a job)

Main entry: fill, occupy, take

Definition: assume, as of positions or roles

Usage: She took the job as director of development; he occupies the position of manager; the young prince will soon occupy the throne

Main entry: fill, occupy

Definition: occupy the whole of

Usage: The liquid fills the container

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