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Synonyms for fill-in

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  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, 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 in, 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 in, 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, fill in, 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, fill in, 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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  1. List of paraphrases for "fill-in":

    fill

How to pronounce fill-in?

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  1. fillin

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How to use fill-in in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. Joey Kramer:

    The band's offer to allow me to participate in this week's MusiCares and Grammy celebrations for red carpet photo ops only, is appreciated ; however, with a fill-in drummer playing on stage at two events honoring our collective musical contributions, it is extremely hurtful to me.

  3. Marc Elias:

    We can't deny people a right to vote because they choose to put Xs in some, oval, circle some names or fill in some ovals, it says you can't cross out an errant vote with some marking, you have to use words.

  4. Cameron Todd:

    The mine never gets any bigger, you just fill in one end and dig out the other. You don't have an oil sands area the size of the city of Calgary.

  5. 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?'.

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