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  1. fill

    To satisfy is to furnish just enough to meet physical, mental, or spiritual desire. To sate or satiate is to gratify desire so fully as for a time to extinguish it. To cloy or surfeit is to gratify to the point of revulsion or disgust. Glut is a strong but somewhat coarse word applied to the utmost satisfaction of vehement appetites and passions; as, to glut a vengeful spirit with slaughter; we speak of glutting the market with a supply so excessive as to extinguish the demand. Much less than is needed to satisfy may suffice a frugal or abstemious person; less than a sufficiency may content one of a patient and submissive spirit. Compare PAY; REQUITE.

    cloy, content, glut, sate, satiate, satisfy, suffice, surfeit

    check, deny, disappoint, refuse, restrain, restrict, starve, stint, straiten, tantalize

    Satisfy with food, with gifts, etc.; satisfy one (in the sense of make satisfaction) for labors and sacrifices; satisfy oneself by or upon inquiry.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. fill

    replenish, content, supply, satisfy, gorge, glut, occupy, appoint, stuff, store, rise, swell, grow, expand, increase

    exhaust, deprive, drain, dissatisfy, stint, vacate, misappoint, subside, shrink, ebb, evaporate, diminish

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. fillnoun

    a quantity sufficient to satisfy

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


    empty, discharge

  2. filling, fillverb

    any material that fills a space or container

    "there was not enough fill for the trench"

    weft, pick, woof, filling

    empty, discharge

  3. fill, fill up, make fullverb

    make full, also in a metaphorical sense

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

    take, fulfil, satisfy, meet, sate, replete, close, make full, fill up, occupy, fulfill, satiate

    discharge, empty

  4. fill, fill upverb

    become full

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

    take, fulfil, satisfy, meet, sate, replete, close, make full, fill up, occupy, fulfill, satiate

    discharge, empty

  5. occupy, fillverb

    occupy the whole of

    "The liquid fills the container"

    lodge in, invade, fulfill, occupy, satisfy, replete, engross, make full, fulfil, meet, worry, satiate, absorb, engage, busy, concern, fill up, reside, interest, take, sate, use up

    discharge, empty

  6. fill, take, occupyverb

    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"

    require, read, occupy, subscribe to, withdraw, lead, ingest, take on, carry, deal, assume, have, busy, hold, choose, fulfill, study, learn, absorb, necessitate, consume, drive, fill up, consider, need, rent, pick out, sate, contract, adopt, film, remove, demand, lease, take aim, invade, meet, take up, train, strike, use up, select, take, engage, concern, make, claim, satisfy, get, worry, get hold of, exact, take away, pack, engross, call for, take in, bring, submit, convey, interest, fulfil, shoot, aim, direct, charter, make full, contain, replete, lodge in, subscribe, reside, satiate, involve, acquire, look at, postulate, hire, accept, guide, admit, ask, conduct

    discharge, empty

  7. meet, satisfy, fill, fulfill, fulfilverb

    fill or meet a want or need

    conform to, touch, foregather, gather, fulfill, adjoin, see, gratify, carry through, match, suffer, take, fulfil, replete, meet, converge, fit, satisfy, receive, execute, forgather, encounter, get together, run into, cope with, play, make full, run across, carry out, come across, action, accomplish, satiate, assemble, contact, sate, take on, live up to, occupy, fill up

    empty, discharge

  8. fillverb

    appoint someone to (a position or a job)

    take, fulfil, satisfy, meet, sate, replete, make full, fill up, occupy, fulfill, satiate

    empty, discharge

  9. fill up, fillverb

    eat until one is sated

    "He filled up on turkey"

    take, fulfil, satisfy, meet, sate, replete, close, make full, fill up, occupy, fulfill, satiate

    discharge, empty

  10. satiate, sate, replete, fillverb

    fill to satisfaction

    "I am sated"

    stuff, pig out, replete, gorge, overindulge, glut, occupy, overeat, make full, fulfil, scarf out, gourmandize, englut, satiate, satisfy, overgorge, sate, fill up, engorge, fulfill, meet, take, gormandize, ingurgitate, binge, gormandise

    empty, discharge

  11. fillverb

    plug with a substance

    "fill a cavity"

    take, fulfil, satisfy, meet, sate, replete, make full, fill up, occupy, fulfill, satiate

    empty, discharge

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Editors Contribution0.0 / 0 votes

  1. roadbasenoun

    an amalgamation of finely ground rock and gravel (about 5mm in size) used as preparation or sometimes even as the final surface of a road, but usually it is what sits just below the bitumen (the black top).

    we used enough roadbase on that driveway to fill a swimming pool.

    Submitted by anonymous on June 13, 2022  

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. fillverb

    make full, fill up

  2. fillverb

    store, supply, furnish, replenish, stock

  3. fillverb

    satisfy, content, GLUT

  4. fillverb

    occupy (as a place of trust), hold

  5. fillverb

    fill a glass or cup

  6. fillverb

    become full, be filled, fill up

  7. fillnoun

    full supply

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. fillnoun

    thill, shaft

  2. fillnoun

    sufficiency, plenty

  3. fillverb

    satisfy, cloy, satiate, sate, glut, stuff, occupy, hold, replenish, expand, dilate, distend, inflate, bloat, pervade

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How to use fill in a sentence?

  1. Harry Hartford:

    Our thought process was, 'Is there a niche that we can fill in the marketplace, and do we have the resources to fill that niche?'.

  2. Rafay Baloch:

    A person who requires others to fill in happiness in their lives or solely depends on others to full-fill their needs is a sign of a weak person.

  3. Rudyard Kipling:

    Fill the unforgiving minute with sixty seconds worth of distance run.

  4. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    Love yourself to fill your heart with kindness. Then love others to fill the world with happiness.

  5. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    To fill the hour-that is happiness.

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