|1.||[ verb ] make full, also in a metaphorical sense|
"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|
"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|
"The liquid fills the container"
|Related terms:||be crowd take_up deluge occupation|
|4.||[ verb ] (work) assume, as of positions or roles|
"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)|
|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|
"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|
"there was not enough fill for the trench"
|Related terms:||material cement|