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fill

 (fĭl)
v. filled, fill·ing, fills
v.tr.
1.
a. To put something into (a container, for example) to capacity or to a desired level: fill a glass with milk; filled the tub with water.
b. To supply or provide to the fullest extent: filled the mall with new stores.
c. To build up the level of (low-lying land) with material such as earth or gravel.
d. To stop or plug up (an opening, for example).
e. To repair a cavity of (a tooth).
f. To add a foreign substance to (cloth or wood, for example).
2.
a. To flow or move into (a container or area), often to capacity: Water is filling the basement. Fans are filling the stadium.
b. To pervade: Music filled the room.
3.
a. To satiate, as with food and drink: The guests filled themselves with pie.
b. To engage or occupy completely: a song that filled me with nostalgia.
4.
a. To satisfy or meet; fulfill: fill the requirements. See Synonyms at satisfy.
b. To supply what is specified by or required for: fill a prescription; fill an order.
5.
a. To put a person into (a job or position): We filled the job with a new hire.
b. To discharge the duties of; occupy: How long has she filled that post?
6. To cover the surface of (an inexpensive metal) with a layer of precious metal, such as gold.
7. Nautical
a. To cause (a sail) to swell.
b. To adjust (a yard) so that wind will cause a sail to swell.
v.intr.
To become full: The basement is filling with water.
n.
1. An amount needed to make full, complete, or satisfied: eat one's fill.
2. Material for filling a container, cavity, or passage.
3.
a. A built-up piece of land; an embankment.
b. The material, such as earth or gravel, used for this.
Phrasal Verbs:
fill in
1. To write information in (a blank space, as on a form).
2. To write in (information) in a blank space.
3. Informal To provide with information that is essential or newly acquired: I wasn't there—would you fill me in?
4. To act as a substitute; stand in: an understudy who filled in at the last minute.
fill out
1. To complete (a form, for example) by providing required information: carefully filled out the job application.
2. To become or make more fleshy: He filled out after age 35.
Idioms:
fill (someone's) shoes
To assume someone's position or duties.
fill the bill Informal
To serve a particular purpose.

[Middle English fillen, from Old English fyllan; see pelə- in Indo-European roots.]

fill′a·ble adj.

fill in

vb (adverb)
1. (tr) to complete (a form, drawing, etc)
2. (intr) to act as a substitute: a girl is filling in while the typist is away.
3. (tr) to put material into (a hole or cavity), esp so as to make it level with a surface
4. (tr) informal to inform with facts or news
5. (tr) slang Brit to attack and injure severely
n
6. a substitute
7. informal US a briefing to complete one's understanding
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.fill in - supply with information on a specific topic; "He filled me in on the latest developments"
inform - impart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to; "I informed him of his rights"
2.fill in - represent the effect of shade or shadow on
artistic creation, artistic production, art - the creation of beautiful or significant things; "art does not need to be innovative to be good"; "I was never any good at art"; "he said that architecture is the art of wasting space beautifully"
paint - make a painting; "he painted all day in the garden"; "He painted a painting of the garden"
draw - represent by making a drawing of, as with a pencil, chalk, etc. on a surface; "She drew an elephant"; "Draw me a horse"
crosshatch - shade with multiple crossing lines; "the draftsman crosshatched the area"
3.fill in - be a substitute; "The young teacher had to substitute for the sick colleague"; "The skim milk substitutes for cream--we are on a strict diet"
exchange, interchange, change - give to, and receive from, one another; "Would you change places with me?"; "We have been exchanging letters for a year"
4.fill in - write all the required information onto a formfill in - write all the required information onto a form; "fill out this questionnaire, please!"; "make out a form"

fill

verb
1. To make or become full; put as much into as can be held:
2. To plug up something, as a hole, space, or container:
3. To supply fully or completely:
phrasal verb
fill in or out
1. To supply what is lacking:
2. To act as a substitute:
Informal: pinch-hit, sub.
noun
Something used to fill a hole, space, or container:
Translations
يَملأ الإسْتِمارَهيَملأ التَّفاصيليَـمْلأُ الفَرَاغيَملأ المَعلومات الضَّروريّهيَملأ الوَقت، يَشْغِل
vyplnitzaskočit zazastoupitdoplnitinformovat
udfyldevikariereafløsefordriveholde ajour
täyttää
ispuniti
kitölt
drepa tímannfylla upp íleysa afútfylla
記入する
써 넣다
vyplniťzaskočiť za
fylla i
กรอก
doldurmakeklemekgeçirmekgerekli bilgileri vermekgörevini üstlenmek
điền vào

w>fill in

vi to fill in for somebodyfür jdn einspringen
vt sep
holeauffüllen; door, fireplacezumauern; to fill in the gaps in one’s knowledgeseine Wissenslücken stopfen; he’s just filling in time until he gets another jober überbrückt nur die Zeit, bis er eine andere Stelle bekommt
formausfüllen; name, address, missing wordeintragen; could you fill in the details for me?könnten Sie mir die Einzelheiten nennen?
to fill somebody in (on something)jdn (→ über etw acc) → aufklären or ins Bild setzen

fill

(fil) verb
1. to put (something) into (until there is no room for more); to make full. to fill a cupboard with books; The news filled him with joy.
2. to become full. His eyes filled with tears.
3. to satisfy (a condition, requirement etc). Does he fill all our requirements?
4. to put something in a hole (in a tooth etc) to stop it up. The dentist filled two of my teeth yesterday.
noun
as much as fills or satisfies someone. She ate her fill.
filled adjective
having been filled.
ˈfiller noun
1. a tool or instrument used for filling something, especially for conveying liquid into a bottle.
2. material used to fill cracks in a wall etc.
ˈfilling noun
anything used to fill. The filling has come out of my tooth; He put an orange filling in the cake.
ˈfilling-station noun
a place where petrol is sold.
fill in
1. to add or put in (whatever is needed to make something complete). to fill in the details.
2. to complete (forms, application etc) by putting in the information required. Have you filled in your tax form yet?
3. to give (someone) all the necessary information. I've been away – can you fill me in on what has happened?
4. to occupy (time). She had several cups of coffee at the cafeteria to fill in the time until the train left.
5. to do another person's job temporarily. I'm filling in for her secretary.
fill up
to make or become completely full. Fill up the petrol tank, please.

fill in

يَـمْلأُ الفَرَاغ vyplnit udfylde ausfüllen συμπληρώνω rellenar täyttää remplir ispuniti compilare 記入する 써 넣다 invullen fylle ut zapełnić preencher заполнять fylla i กรอก doldurmak điền vào 填写
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Then fill in your own name, transfer to me, and turn the papers over to Tim.
As for the story, whether the poet takes it ready made or constructs it for himself, he should first sketch its general outline, and then fill in the episodes and amplify in detail.
After this, the names being once given, it remains to fill in the episodes.