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"
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
supply with information on a specific topic
"He filled me in on the latest developments"
shade, fill in(verb)
represent the effect of shade or shadow on
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"
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"
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
To fill; to replace material that is absent or has been removed.
After you're done laying the pipe, fill in the trench.
To inform somebody, especially to supply someone missing or missed information.
If you know anything about this, maybe you can fill me in.
To substitute for somebody or something.
He can't go on vacation very often because there is nobody to fill in for him.
To complete a form or questionnaire with requested information.
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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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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