Definitions of fill

  1. To fill a cup or glass for drinking; to become full.
  2. To occupy; pervade.
  3. To satisfy; glut.
  4. A full supply, as much as supplies want; as much as gives complete satisfaction.
  5. To make full; satisfy; crowd; occupy; to perform, as duties, in the place of someone.
  6. To make full; to put into until all the space is occupied; to supply abundantly; to satisfy; to glut; to perform the duties of; to supply a vacant office.
  7. To become full; to have the whole capacity occupied; to have an abundant supply; to be satiated; as, corn fills well in a warm season; the sail fills with the wind.
  8. To fill a cup or glass for drinking.
  9. To become full; pour a glass or vessel full.
  10. To become full; to become satiated.
  11. To become full.
  12. eat until one is sated; " He filled up on turkey"
  13. plug with a substance; " fill a cavity"
  14. become full; " The pool slowly filled with water"; " The theater filled up slowly"
  15. make full, also in a metaphorical sense; " fill a container"; " fill the child with pride"
  16. fill or meet a want or need
  17. fill or stop up; " Can you close the cracks with caulking?"
  18. assume, as of positions or roles; " She took the job as director of development"
  19. To make full; to put or pour in till the space is full; to supply with abundance; to cause to abound; to satisfy; to glut; to supply with an incumbent; to possess and perform the duties of; to brace the yards so that the wind will act upon and dilate the sails.
  20. To put or pour in all that can be held; to crowd; to stuff; to content or satisfy; to hold or occupy, as any post or office; to become full.
  21. appoint someone to ( a position or a job)
  22. One of the thills or shafts of a carriage.
  23. That which fills; filling; specif., an embankment, as in railroad construction, to fill a hollow or ravine; also, the place which is to be filled.
  24. As much as produces complete satisfaction; a full supply.
  25. As much as fills or satisfies; a full supply.
  26. A full supply.
  27. That which fills; a supply.
  28. Filler.
  29. As much as supplies want or satisfies. To fill out, to extend or enlarge to the desired limit. To fill up, to make full; to fill; to engage or employ; to complete; to become full.
  30. As much as satisfies fully.
  31. To make full; to supply with as much as can be held or contained; to put or pour into, till no more can be received; to occupy the whole capacity of.
  32. To furnish an abudant supply to; to furnish with as mush as is desired or desirable; to occupy the whole of; to swarm in or overrun.
  33. To fill or supply fully with food; to feed; to satisfy.
  34. To possess and perform the duties of; to officiate in, as an incumbent; to occupy; to hold; as, a king fills a throne; the president fills the office of chief magistrate; the speaker of the House fills the chair.
  35. To supply with an incumbent; as, to fill an office or a vacancy.
  36. To press and dilate, as a sail; as, the wind filled the sails.
  37. To trim ( a yard) so that the wind shall blow on the after side of the sails.
  38. To make an embankment in, or raise the level of ( a low place), with earth or gravel.
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