Meaning of FILL in English

FILL

I.

noun

Fill is used before these nouns: ↑ dirt

II.

verb

ADVERB

▪ fast , quickly , rapidly

At the moment, most reservoirs are ~ing fast.

▪ suddenly

▪ gradually , slowly

▪ partially

▪ immediately , instantly

▪ completely , entirely

▪ up

VERB + FILL

▪ begin to

The sails began to ~.

▪ seem to

He seemed to ~ the room with his presence.

PREPOSITION

▪ with

Fill the bucket with water.

PHRASES

▪ be ~ed to capacity

The school is ~ed to capacity—we simply can't take any more students.

▪ be ~ed to the brim (with sth)

The drawers were all ~ed to the brim.

Fill is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑ aroma , ↑ boat , ↑ disappointment , ↑ dust , ↑ excitement , ↑ fragrance , ↑ light , ↑ lung , ↑ mist , ↑ music , ↑ panic , ↑ perfume , ↑ rage , ↑ roar , ↑ sadness , ↑ sail , ↑ scent , ↑ sensation , ↑ silence , ↑ smell , ↑ smoke , ↑ sound , ↑ sunlight

Fill is used with these nouns as the object: ↑ air , ↑ auditorium , ↑ bag , ↑ barrel , ↑ basket , ↑ bath , ↑ beaker , ↑ belly , ↑ bottle , ↑ bowl , ↑ box , ↑ bucket , ↑ can , ↑ closet , ↑ container , ↑ crack , ↑ cup , ↑ ear , ↑ flask , ↑ freezer , ↑ fridge , ↑ gap , ↑ glass , ↑ hall , ↑ hallway , ↑ heart , ↑ hole , ↑ jar , ↑ jug , ↑ kettle , ↑ larder , ↑ lung , ↑ meter , ↑ mind , ↑ mould , ↑ mouth , ↑ mug , ↑ need , ↑ niche , ↑ nostril , ↑ notebook , ↑ opening , ↑ order , ↑ page , ↑ pail , ↑ pipe , ↑ pitcher , ↑ pocket , ↑ pond , ↑ pool , ↑ position , ↑ post , ↑ pot , ↑ prescription , ↑ quota , ↑ radiator , ↑ rank , ↑ refrigerator , ↑ role , ↑ room , ↑ roster , ↑ sack , ↑ sail , ↑ screen , ↑ seat , ↑ shelf , ↑ shortage , ↑ silence , ↑ sink , ↑ sky , ↑ skyline , ↑ space , ↑ square , ↑ stadium , ↑ stench , ↑ stocking , ↑ street , ↑ syringe , ↑ tank , ↑ tooth , ↑ tub , ↑ vacancy , ↑ vacuum , ↑ valley , ↑ vessel , ↑ vision , ↑ void , ↑ whole

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