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Fill

n.1.One of the thills or shafts of a carriage.
Fill horse
a thill horse.
- Shak.
v. t.1.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.
[imp. & p. p. Filled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Filling.]
The rain also filleth the pools.
- Ps. lxxxiv. 6.
2.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.
The Syrians filled the country.
- 1 Kings xx. 27.
3.To fill or supply fully with food; to feed; to satisfy.
4.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.
5.To supply with an incumbent; as, to fill an office or a vacancy.
6.(Naut.) To press and dilate, as a sail; as, the wind filled the sails.
7.(Civil Engineering) To make an embankment in, or raise the level of (a low place), with earth or gravel.
To fill in
to insert; as, he filled in the figures.
To fill out
to extend or enlarge to the desired limit; to make complete; as, to fill out a bill.
To fill up
to make quite full; to fill to the brim or entirely; to occupy completely; to complete.
- Pope.
v. i.1.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.
2.To fill a cup or glass for drinking.
Give me some wine; fill full.
- Shak.
To back and fill
to grow or become quite full; as, the channel of the river fills up with sand.
n.1.A full supply, as much as supplies want; as much as gives complete satisfaction.
I'll bear thee hence, where I may weep my fill.
- Shak.
2.That which fills; filling; filler; specif., an embankment, as in railroad construction, to fill a hollow or ravine; also, the place which is to be filled.
Noun1.fill - a quantity sufficient to satisfy; "he ate his fill of potatoes"; "she had heard her fill of gossip"
2.fill - any material that fills a space or container; "there was not enough fill for the trench"
Synonyms: filling
Verb1.fill - make full, also in a metaphorical sense; "fill a container"; "fill the child with pride"
Synonyms: fill up, make full
Antonyms:
empty - make void or empty of contents; "Empty the box"; "The alarm emptied the building"
2.fill - become full; "The pool slowly filled with water"; "The theater filled up slowly"
Synonyms: fill up
Antonyms:
empty, discharge - become empty or void of its content; "The room emptied"
3.fill - occupy the whole of; "The liquid fills the container"
Synonyms: occupy
4.fill - assume, as of positions or roles; "She took the job as director of development"
Synonyms: take
5.fill - fill or meet a want or need
Synonyms: fulfil, fulfill, satisfy, meet
6.fill - appoint someone to (a position or a job)
7.fill - eat until one is sated; "He filled up on turkey"
Synonyms: fill up
8.fill - fill to satisfaction; "I am sated"
Synonyms: replete, sate, satiate
9.fill - plug with a substance; "fill a cavity"
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Filiferous
Filiform
Filigrain
Filigraned
Filigree
Filigreed
Filing
filing cabinet
filing clerk
filing system
Filioque
Filipendulous
Filipino
Filippino Lippi
Filippo Brunelleschi
filk
-- Fill --
fill again
Fill horse
fill in
fill out
fill the bill
fill up
fill-in
fill-out form
fillagree
fille
fille de chambre
filled
Filled cheese
Filler
Fillet
fillet of sole
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