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fill

noun

1 fill

A quantity sufficient to satisfy.

Roget 639: sufficiency, adequacy, enough, withal, satisfaction, competence; no less; quantum sufficit [Lat.], Q.   S. mediocrity etc. (average) 29.    fill; ... show more



2 fill

Any material that fills a space or container:
— There was not enough fill for the trench.

synonym: filling.

Roget 52: completeness etc. adj.; completion etc. 729; integration; allness.    entirety; perfection etc. 650; solidity, ... show more

Dutch: vulling, vulsel
Polish: wypełnienie

verb

1 fill

Make full, also in a metaphorical sense:
— Fill a container.
— Fill the child with pride.

synonyms: fill up, make full.

Roget 637: provide; make provision, make due provision for; lay in, lay in a stock, lay in a store.    supply, suppeditate; furnish; find, find one in; arm.    cater, victual, ... show more

Roget 224: line, stuff, incrust, wad, pad, fill.   

Roget 52: be complete etc. adj.; come to a head.    render complete etc. adj.; complete etc. (accomplish) 729; fill, charge, ... show more

Dutch: opstoppen, opvullen, volgooien, vullen

2 fill

Become full:
— The pool slowly filled with water.
— The theater filled up slowly.

synonym: fill up.

Dutch: vervullen, vullen

3 fill

Occupy the whole of:
— The liquid fills the container.

synonym: occupy.

Roget 186: exist in space, be present etc. adj.; assister; make one of, make one at; look on, attend, remain; find oneself, present oneself; show one's face; ... show more

Dutch: innemen

4 fill

Assume, as of positions or roles.

synonyms: occupy, take.

5 fill

Fill, satisfy or meet a want or need or condtion ro restriction.

synonyms: conform to, fit, fulfil, fulfill, meet, satisfy.

Dutch: vervullen, voldoende, bevredigen, inlossen, nakomen

6 fill

Appoint someone to (a position or a job).

Dutch: vervullen

7 fill

Eat until one is sated:
— He filled up on turkey.

synonym: fill up.

8 fill

Fill to satisfaction.

synonyms: replete, sate, satiate.

Dutch: verzadigen

9 fill

Plug with a substance.

Dutch: dichtstoppen, stoppen


Moby thesaurus: abide by, accommodate, act up to, adhere to, admit, advise, afford, allay, answer, assimilate, attend to, bag, bar, barrel, battologize, be enfeoffed of, be faithful to, be possessed of, be seized of, bellyful ... show more.

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