Synonyms for fill

Synonyms for (noun) fill

Synonyms: fill

Definition: a quantity sufficient to satisfy

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

Similar words: sufficiency, enough

Definition: an adequate quantity; a quantity that is large enough to achieve a purpose

Usage: enough is as good as a feast; there is more than a sufficiency of lawyers in this country


Synonyms: fill, filling

Definition: any material that fills a space or container

Usage: there was not enough fill for the trench

Similar words: material, stuff

Definition: the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object

Usage: coal is a hard black material; wheat is the stuff they use to make bread

Synonyms for (verb) fill

Synonyms: fill

Definition: plug with a substance

Usage: fill a cavity

Similar words: doctor, bushel, touch on, furbish up, fix, repair, restore, mend

Definition: restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken

Usage: She repaired her TV set; Repair my shoes please


Synonyms: fill, fill up

Definition: become full

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

Similar words: turn, change state

Definition: undergo a transformation or a change of position or action

Usage: We turned from Socialism to Capitalism; The people turned against the President when he stole the election


Synonyms: fill, fill up, make full

Definition: make full, also in a metaphorical sense

Usage: fill a container; fill the child with pride

Similar words: alter, change, modify

Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue


Synonyms: satisfy, fill, fulfil, fulfill, meet

Definition: fill or meet a want or need

Similar words: cater, supply, provide, ply

Definition: give what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance

Usage: The hostess provided lunch for all the guests


Synonyms: fill, sate, satiate, replete

Definition: fill to satisfaction

Usage: I am sated

Similar words: consume, have, ingest, take, take in

Definition: serve oneself to, or consume regularly

Usage: Have another bowl of chicken soup!; I don't take sugar in my coffee


Synonyms: fill, fill up

Definition: eat until one is sated

Usage: He filled up on turkey

Similar words: eat

Definition: take in solid food

Usage: She was eating a banana; What did you eat for dinner last night?


Synonyms: fill

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

Similar words: hire, employ, engage

Definition: engage or hire for work

Usage: They hired two new secretaries in the department; How many people has she employed?


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: do work, work

Definition: be employed

Usage: Is your husband working again?; My wife never worked; Do you want to work after the age of 60?; She never did any work because she inherited a lot of money; She works as a waitress to put herself through college


Synonyms: fill, occupy

Definition: occupy the whole of

Usage: The liquid fills the container

Similar words: be

Definition: occupy a certain position or area; be somewhere

Usage: Where is my umbrella? The toolshed is in the back; What is behind this behavior?