1. [ verb ] make full, also in a metaphorical sense
Synonyms: fill_up make_full

"fill a container" "fill the child with pride"

Related terms: empty change load deluge replenish complete stuff load pack people overfill clog heap brim impregnate electrify impregnate saturate top_off line lubricate surcharge ink stuff prime lube line stuff pad clutter shade fatten makeweight filler filling
2. [ verb ] become full
Synonyms: fill_up

"The pool slowly filled with water" "The theater filled up slowly"

Related terms: empty change_state rack_up water flood filling
3. [ verb ] occupy the whole of
Synonyms: occupy

"The liquid fills the container"

Related terms: be crowd take_up deluge occupation
4. [ verb ] (work) assume, as of positions or roles
Synonyms: take

"She took the job as director of development"

Related terms: work assume
5. [ verb ] fill or meet a want or need
Synonyms: meet satisfy fulfill fulfil
Related terms: provide feed_on quench quell answer fulfillment satisfier satisfaction
6. [ noun ] a quantity sufficient to satisfy

"he ate his fill of potatoes" she had heard her fill of gossip"

Related terms: enough satiate
7. [ verb ] (food) eat until one is sated
Synonyms: stuff cram jam fill_up

"He filled up on turkey"

Related terms: eat gorge
8. [ verb ] (work) appoint someone to (a position or a job)
Related terms: hire
9. [ verb ] plug with a substance

"fill a cavity"

Related terms: repair close filling
10. [ verb ] fill to satisfaction
Synonyms: satiate replete sate

"I am sated"

Related terms: consume cloy
11. [ verb ] fill or stop up
Synonyms: fill_up close

"Can you close the cracks with caulking?"

Related terms: change seal plug coapt blockage
12. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 24677
13. [ noun ] any material that fills a space or container
Synonyms: filling

"there was not enough fill for the trench"

Related terms: material cement
Similar spelling:   filly