a quantity sufficient to satisfy
"he ate his fill of potatoes"; "she had heard her fill of gossip"
any material that fills a space or container
"there was not enough fill for the trench"
fill, fill up, make full(verb)
make full, also in a metaphorical sense
"fill a container"; "fill the child with pride"
fill, fill up(verb)
"The pool slowly filled with water"; "The theater filled up slowly"
occupy the whole of
"The liquid fills the container"
fill, take, occupy(verb)
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
meet, satisfy, fill, fulfill, fulfil(verb)
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
appoint someone to (a position or a job)
fill up, fill(verb)
eat until one is sated
"He filled up on turkey"
satiate, sate, replete, fill(verb)
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
plug with a substance
"fill a cavity"
English Synonyms and Antonyms
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.
Satisfy with food, with gifts, etc.; satisfy one (in the sense of make satisfaction) for labors and sacrifices; satisfy oneself by or upon inquiry.
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fill a glass or cup
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How to use fill in a sentence?
Until yesterday, there was no coastal observation unit west of the main Okinawa island. It was a vacuum we needed to fill, it means we can keep watch on territory surrounding Japan and respond to all situations.
There is no mistaking that in conjunction with the federal government, major corporations create a larger community of poor; instead of contributing some profits to people in need, they fill their own pockets beyond capacity.
There are a lot of people out in the streets, many heading to the gas stations to fill up on gas, a friend told me to fill everything we have with water.
These are some big shoes I'm going to fill. Joan was truly one of a kind.
Low-minded men are occupied solely with their own affairs, but noble-minded men take special interest in the affairs of others. The submarine fire drinks up the ocean, to fill its insatiable interior; the rain-cloud, that it may relieve the drought of the earth, burnt up by the hot season.
Translations for fill
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- запълвам, изпълвам се, пломбирам, напълвам се, пълня, запълване, достатъчно количество, пълнежBulgarian
- füllen, ausfüllenGerman
- γεμίζω, σφραγίζω, γέμισμαGreek
- plenigi, enspaciEsperanto
- llenar, rellenoSpanish
- پر کنPersian
- täyttyä, täyttää, paikata, täyte, täyttö, täyteaine, tarpeeksiFinnish
- remplir, comblerFrench
- sàsaich, sàthScottish Gaelic
- התמלא, מלאHebrew
- betelik, megtelik, betölt, megtölt, betöm, kielégítHungarian
- լցվել, լցնելArmenian
- riempire, imbottireItalian
- 一杯, 溢れる, 満ちる, 満たす, 埋めるJapanese
- 가득 따르다Korean
- pleo, impleLatin
- invullen, vervullen, vullen, opvullen, aanvullen, vulsel, lading, vullingDutch
- napełniać, napełnićPolish
- restaurar, encher, preencherPortuguese
- implir, amplanir, stuppar, amplaneir, emplenirRomansh
- plomba, umple, împlini, completatiRomanian
- наполня́ться, заполня́ться, наполня́ть, заполня́ть, напо́лниться, запо́лниться, напо́лнить, запо́лнить, заполнитьRussian
- fylla, fyllasSwedish
- lấp đầyVietnamese
- fulükön, plumbön, fulikönVolapük
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