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Synonyms for fill in

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. stand-in, substitute, relief, reliever, backup, backup man, fill-in(verb)

    someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult)

    "the star had a stand-in for dangerous scenes"; "we need extra employees for summer fill-ins"

    Synonyms:
    backup man, rest period, second-stringer, stand-in, respite, support, accompaniment, ease, backup, rest, succour, allayer, assuagement, relief pitcher, musical accompaniment, rilievo, easing, replacement, reserve, easement, reliever, relief, alleviation, fill-in, succor, comforter, substitute, relievo, moderation, computer backup, ministration, sculptural relief, embossment, championship, backing, patronage, fireman

  2. fill in(verb)

    supply with information on a specific topic

    "He filled me in on the latest developments"

    Synonyms:
    fill out, shade, stand in, complete, make out, sub, substitute

  3. shade, fill in(verb)

    represent the effect of shade or shadow on

    Synonyms:
    shade off, shadow, fill out, shade, stand in, complete, make out, sub, substitute

  4. substitute, sub, stand in, fill in(verb)

    be a substitute

    "The young teacher had to substitute for the sick colleague"; "The skim milk substitutes for cream--we are on a strict diet"

    Synonyms:
    make out, sub, exchange, shade, fill out, step in, deputise, stand in, complete, replace, deputize, interchange, substitute

  5. complete, fill out, fill in, make out(verb)

    write all the required information onto a form

    "fill out this questionnaire, please!"; "make out a form"

    Synonyms:
    tell apart, distinguish, have intercourse, get it on, have a go at it, fatten, dispatch, come, complete, spot, love, be intimate, cut, nail, fat, know, get along, write out, make love, fill out, flesh out, fare, have sex, plump out, plump, sub, grapple, pick out, eff, eke out, round, deal, do it, manage, contend, finish, pad, round out, do, bonk, bed, stand in, fatten out, lie with, make out, discern, substitute, sleep together, recognize, jazz, sleep with, fatten up, bang, hump, screw, discharge, issue, recognise, have it away, cope, make do, get by, roll in the hay, neck, have it off, get laid, shade

Wiktionary

  1. fill in(verb)

    Synonyms:
    fill out

  2. fill in(verb)

    To fill; to replace material that is absent or has been removed.

    After you're done laying the pipe, fill in the trench.

    Synonyms:
    fill out

  3. fill in(verb)

    To inform somebody, especially to supply someone missing or missed information.

    If you know anything about this, maybe you can fill me in.

    Synonyms:
    fill out

  4. fill in(verb)

    To substitute for somebody or something.

    He can't go on vacation very often because there is nobody to fill in for him.

    Synonyms:
    fill out

  5. fill in(verb)

    To complete a form or questionnaire with requested information.

    Synonyms:
    fill out

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How to use fill in in a sentence?

  1. Chelsea Clinton:

    The way that we answer that question is, do you have a vision of what you would do with this job, fill in the blank -- for your local school board or to be president. Do you think you have the skills to then hopefully succeed to do what you want to do and do you think that you'd a better job than who is there now?

  2. Amy Klobuchar:

    Plenty of people that will be able to fill in for me, including my husband, i have a constitutional duty, but I can do two things at once.

  3. Guy Dunenfeld:

    They have on a few occasions given us about a week's notice, including the sinkhole that wrecked the highway, but there is nothing we can do with the information other than to send teams out, fill in each new hole with dirt and fix the damage after it occurs.

  4. Mike Pompeo:

    On this trip I'm seeking to fill in some details on those commitments and continue the momentum toward implementation of what the two leaders promised each other and the world.

  5. Ashleigh Haruda:

    While some ancient older civilisations such as Egypt and Rome kept cats as pets, we don't know much about cats outside of those times and places, so this find is helping us fill in the picture that gives us a more complete picture about how people treated animals in the past.


Translations for fill in

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  • llenarSpanish
  • tuurata, saattaa ajan tasalleFinnish
  • vervangenDutch
  • замещать, давать более полную информацию, заместитьRussian
  • 填写Chinese

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