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fill

fill

 
 
pronunciation:
fIl
parts of speech:
verb, noun
phrases:
fill in, fill out
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part of speech: verb
inflections: filled, filling, fills
definition 1: to cause to become full; put as much as possible into.
He filled the bag with leaves.
antonyms:
empty, hollow
similar words:
cram, crowd, jam, line, load, pack, squeeze, stuff
definition 2: to take up all or most of the space in.
Rabbits filled the cage.
synonyms:
crowd
similar words:
clog, jam, occupy, pack, take
definition 3: to work or perform in.
He fills the role of teacher very well.
similar words:
carry out, discharge, fulfill, occupy
definition 4: to close up or plug.
The dentist filled a cavity in the boy's tooth.
synonyms:
plug
similar words:
caulk, close, cork, seal, stop
definition 5: to prepare or make up.
The pharmacist filled my prescription for cough medicine.
similar words:
prepare, supply
definition 6: to become full.
The room filled with guests from all over the world.
antonyms:
empty
similar words:
expand, load up
phrase: fill in
phrase: fill out
 
part of speech: noun
definition: an amount that is enough to make full or satisfy.
He ate his fill of peanuts.
derivation: filled (adj.)
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