Associations to the word «Fill»


FILL, verb. (transitive) To occupy fully, to take up all of.
FILL, verb. (transitive) To add contents to (a container, cavity, or the like) so that it is full.
FILL, verb. To enter (something), making it full.
FILL, verb. (intransitive) To become full.
FILL, verb. (intransitive) To become pervaded with something.
FILL, verb. (transitive) To satisfy or obey (an order, request, or requirement).
FILL, verb. (transitive) To install someone, or be installed, in (a position or office), eliminating a vacancy.
FILL, verb. (transitive) To treat (a tooth) by adding a dental filling to it.
FILL, verb. (transitive) To fill or supply fully with food; to feed; to satisfy.
FILL, verb. (transitive) (nautical) To trim (a yard) so that the wind blows on the after side of the sails.
FILL, noun. (after a possessive) A sufficient or more than sufficient amount.
FILL, noun. An amount that fills a container.
FILL, noun. The filling of a container or area.
FILL, noun. Inexpensive material used to occupy empty spaces, especially in construction.
FILL, noun. (archaeology) Soil and/or human-created debris discovered within a cavity and exposed by excavation; fill soil.
FILL, noun. An embankment, as in railroad construction, to fill a hollow or ravine; also, the place which is to be filled.
FILL, noun. One of the thills or shafts of a carriage.
FILL, proper noun. A surname​.
FILL AND FLEE, noun. Alternative term for gas and dash
FILL AND FLEE, verb. Alternative term for gas and dash
FILL AND FLY, noun. Alternative term for gas and dash
FILL AND FLY, verb. Alternative term for gas and dash
FILL IN, verb. (transitive) To fill; to replace material that is absent or has been removed.
FILL IN, verb. (transitive) (idiomatic) To inform somebody, especially to supply someone missing or missed information.
FILL IN, verb. (intransitive) (idiomatic) To substitute for somebody or something.
FILL IN, verb. (transitive) To complete a form or questionnaire with requested information.
FILL IN THE BLANK, noun. A type of question or phrase with one or more words replaced with a blank line, giving the reader the chance to add the missing word(s).
FILL IN THE BLANK, verb. To answer or complete a fill in the blank.
FILL IN THE BLANK, verb. (idiomatic) (figuratively) To complete the interruption, ambiguity or vagueness in understanding, perception or context of a situation.
FILL MUSIC, noun. (broadcasting) Music broadcast as an interlude between formally scheduled programming, or to fill in during an unscheduled interruption, in order to forestall listener abandonment of the station.
FILL ONE'S BOOTS, verb. To eat heartily.
FILL ONE'S FACE, verb. (idiomatic) To eat, especially in a hearty or greedy manner.
FILL ONE'S HAND, verb. (US) (idiomatic) To draw one's handgun, especially for an armed confrontation.
FILL OR KILL, noun. (stock market) A type of stock market or financial derivative order, signifying that the order is to be presented for execution, and if not executed ("filled") immediately (traditionally within a few seconds) is to be cancelled.
FILL OR KILLS, noun. Plural of fill or kill
FILL OUT, verb. (transitive): To complete a form or questionnaire with requested information.
FILL OUT, verb. (intransitive): To have one's physique expand with maturity or with surplus weight.
FILL SOIL, noun. (construction) (horticulture) (archaeology) Soil used for filling, that is, found within or contemporaneously placed within a cavity, or a supply of soil for use as fill.
FILL SOMEONE'S SHOES, verb. (idiomatic) To do (somebody's) job; to perform or assume (somebody's) role.
FILL THE BILL, verb. (idiomatic) Alternative form of fit the bill
FILL UP, verb. To make something full.
FILL UP, verb. To become full.
FILL UP, verb. (idiomatic) (colloquial) To annoy, or displease, by taunting, or by excessive nagging.
FILL UP, verb. To satisfy someone's hunger.
FILL UP, verb. (poker slang) To make a full house on the turn or the river.

Dictionary definition

FILL, noun. A quantity sufficient to satisfy; "he ate his fill of potatoes"; "she had heard her fill of gossip".
FILL, noun. Any material that fills a space or container; "there was not enough fill for the trench".
FILL, verb. Make full, also in a metaphorical sense; "fill a container"; "fill the child with pride".
FILL, verb. Become full; "The pool slowly filled with water"; "The theater filled up slowly".
FILL, verb. Occupy the whole of; "The liquid fills the container".
FILL, verb. Assume, as of positions or roles; "She took the job as director of development"; "he occupies the position of manager"; "the young prince will soon occupy the throne".
FILL, verb. Fill or meet a want or need.
FILL, verb. Appoint someone to (a position or a job).
FILL, verb. Eat until one is sated; "He filled up on turkey".
FILL, verb. Fill to satisfaction; "I am sated".
FILL, verb. Plug with a substance; "fill a cavity".

Wise words

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