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v. filled, fill·ing, fills
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
a. To cause (a sail) to swell.
b. To adjust (a yard) so that wind will cause a sail to swell.
To become full: The basement is filling with water.
1. An amount needed to make full, complete, or satisfied: eat one's fill.
2. Material for filling a container, cavity, or passage.
a. A built-up piece of land; an embankment.
b. The material, such as earth or gravel, used for this.
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.
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.
fill (someone's) shoes
To assume someone's position or duties.
fill the bill Informal
To serve a particular purpose.
1. to make or become fuller, thicker, or rounder: her figure has filled out since her marriage.
2. to make more substantial: the writers were asked to fill their stories out.
3. (tr) to complete (a form, application, etc)
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|Verb||1.||fill out - write all the required information onto a form; "fill out this questionnaire, please!"; "make out a form"|
|2.||fill out - make bigger or better or more complete|
enrich - make better or improve in quality; "The experience enriched her understanding"; "enriched foods"
|3.||fill out - supplement what is thought to be deficient; "He eked out his meager pay by giving private lessons"; "Braque eked out his collages with charcoal"|
supplement - add as a supplement to what seems insufficient; "supplement your diet"
|4.||fill out - line or stuff with soft material; "pad a bra"|
stuff - cram into a cavity; "The child stuffed candy into his pockets"
rat - give (hair) the appearance of being fuller by using a rat
|5.||fill out - make fat or plump; "We will plump out that poor starving child"|
|6.||fill out - become round, plump, or shapely; "The young woman is fleshing out"|