- n a quantity sufficient to satisfy
he ate his fill of potatoes
she had heard her fill of gossip
- n any material that fills a space or container
there was not enough fill for the trench
- v make full, also in a metaphorical sense
fill a container
fill the child with pride
- v become full
The pool slowly filled with water
The theater filled up slowly
- v occupy the whole of
The liquid fills the container
- v assume, as of positions or roles
- v fill or meet a want or need
- v appoint someone to (a position or a job)
- v eat until one is sated
He filled up on turkey
- v fill to satisfaction
- v plug with a substance
fill a cavity
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- One long-shot scenario: Blagojevich could appoint himself to fill Obama's Senate seat.
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- Mel Martinez in Bizjournals.com
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."
- Joe Manchin in Politico
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...
- Barack Obama in CNNMoney.com
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.