fill fill  /ˈfɪl/


  1. (n) a quantity sufficient to satisfy
  2. (n) any material that fills a space or container
  3. (v) make full, also in a metaphorical sense
  4. (v) become full
  5. (v) occupy the whole of
  6. (v) assume, as of positions or roles
  7. (v) fill or meet a want or need
  8. (v) appoint someone to (a position or a job)
  9. (v) eat until one is sated
  10. (v) fill to satisfaction
  11. (v) plug with a substance


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  1. Please fill out the brief form below so that we can respond more efficiently to your request.
  2. But don't ask Kerry who will fill Kennedy's seat.
  3. One long-shot scenario: Blagojevich could appoint himself to fill Obama's Senate seat.


  1. “Fill the truck” for victims of domestic abuse

    Residents are being asked to bring donations to help “fill the truck” for victims of domestic abuse.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: WQAD Moline

  2. 'Fill the Void' takes nonjudgmental look at life in strict Orthodox sect

    Much of "Fill the Void" plays out in warm-lighted closeups, against backgrounds soft and fuzzy. The style conveys the...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Everett Herald

  3. ‘Fill the Void’: A girl’s life unravels in a tight-knit world

    A movie review of “Fill the Void,” a domestic drama, set in the ultraorthodox Haredi community of Tel Aviv, about an 18-year-old who struggles with the notion of marrying her late sister’s husband.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Seattle Times


  1. In a message from his office, Martinez said he would "step down from public office, effective on a successor taking office to fill out the remainder of my term."
    on Aug 7, 2009 By: Mel Martinez Source:

  2. "The Attorney General has determined that, in his opinion, a special election to fill the vacancy may occur before 2012 and may occur in conjunction with the general election this November," Manchin said. "In light of this opinion, I plan to...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Joe Manchin Source: Politico

  3. "The American people understand we've got a big hole that we've got to dig ourselves out of, but they don't like the idea that people are digging a bigger hole even as they're being asked to fill it up," Obama said.
    on Jan 30, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source:

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