- cause (a space or container) to become full or almost full；block up (a cavity in a tooth) with cement, amalgam, or gold.
- an amount of something which is as much as one wants or can bear；an amount of something which will occupy all the space in a container
noun: fill, plural noun: one's fills
verb: fill, 3rd person present: fills, gerund or present participle: filling, past tense: filled, past participle: filled
- 1. cause (a space or container) to become full or almost full:
I filled up the bottle with water
the office was filled with reporters
- 2. block up (a cavity in a tooth) with cement, amalgam, or gold.
- 3. become full:
Elinor's eyes filled with tears
the dining car filled up
- 4. fill the fuel tank of a car.
- 5. become an overwhelming presence in; pervade:
a pungent smell of garlic filled the air
- 6. cause (someone) to experience a strong emotion or feeling:
his presence filled us with foreboding
- 7. (of a sail) curve out tautly from its supports as the wind blows into it.
- 8. (of the wind) blow into (a sail), causing it to curve outwards.
- 9. appoint a person to hold (a vacant post):
the board contacted him to say they had already filled the position
- 10. hold and perform the expected duties of (a post or role):
he had filled the post in an acting capacity for some time
- 11. satisfy or fulfil (a want or need):
community land trusts are a way to fill the pressing need for housing
- 12. occupy or take up (a period of time):
the next few days were filled with meetings
- 13. be supplied with the items described in (a prescription or order).
- 14. (in poker) complete (a good hand) by drawing the necessary cards.
- 1. an amount of something which is as much as one wants or can bear:
we have eaten our fill
I've had my fill of surprises for one day
- 2. an amount of something which will occupy all the space in a container:
a fill of tobacco
- 3. material, typically loose or compacted, which fills a space, especially in building or engineering work:
loose polystyrene fill
- 4. the action of filling something, especially of shading in a region of a computer graphics display.
- 5. (in popular music) a short interjected phrase on a particular instrument.
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