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fill in

 
See:
fill
part of speech: phrase
definition 1: to provide with requested information.
This test requires the students to fill in the blanks with the correct word.
synonyms:
complete
similar words:
advise, clue in, inform, tell
definition 2: to complete (a form) by supplying requested information.
If you're applying for a new license, you'll need to fill in this form.
synonyms:
fill out
definition 3: to temporarily replace; be a substitute (often fol. by "for").
Can you fill in for me at work on Friday?I wanted to take the day off, but no one could fill in.
synonyms:
sub, substitute
similar words:
double, replace, supply
definition 4: to give (someone) necessary information, often information that they had missed receiving earlier (often fol. by "on").
I've never met these people we're about to meet. Perhaps you could fill me in?She wasn't able to attend the last meeting, so I filled her in on what we discussed.