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  • 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

  • But don't ask Kerry who will fill Kennedy's seat.
  • One long-shot scenario: Blagojevich could appoint himself to fill Obama's Senate seat.
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  • Mel Martinez in
    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
    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.

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