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fill in

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  1. fill inverb

    Synonyms:
    fill out

  2. fill inverb

    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 inverb

    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 inverb

    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 inverb

    To complete a form or questionnaire with requested information.

    Synonyms:
    fill out

Princeton's WordNet

  1. stand-in, substitute, relief, reliever, backup, backup man, fill-inverb

    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 inverb

    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 inverb

    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 inverb

    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 outverb

    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

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How to use fill in in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. Joel Martinez:

    The whole stimulus thing, it's just supporting more -- I'm sorry to say it -- laziness, you see it everywhere we go --' Help wanted' -- and nobody wants to fill in the gaps.

  3. Ian Kerner:

    Playboy was sort of the Norman Rockwell of porn, these days, we have not pictures, but motion pictures. Nothing is left to the imagination. You don't have to fill in the blanks.

  4. Casey Murray:

    We don't want the company canceling flights. We don't want the company hiring more people to fill in an inefficient scheduling process, until the company corrects some of these issues with how they schedule and reroute pilots and flight attendants, we're going to continue to see these issues next week and over the holidays. That's what we want to see avoided.

  5. 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.


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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