Meaning of FILL in English


vi to fill a cup or glass for drinking.

2. fill ·noun one of the thills or shafts of a carriage.

3. fill ·adj to press and dilate, as a sail; as, the wind filled the sails.

4. fill ·adj to supply with an incumbent; as, to fill an office or a vacancy.

5. fill ·adj to trim (a yard) so that the wind shall blow on the after side of the sails.

6. fill ·vt a full supply, as much as supplies want; as much as gives complete satisfaction.

7. fill ·adj to make an embankment in, or raise the level of (a low place), with earth or gravel.

8. fill ·adj to fill or supply fully with food; to feed; to satisfy.

9. fill ·adj to furnish an abudant supply to; to furnish with as mush as is desired or desirable; to occupy the whole of; to swarm in or overrun.

10. fill ·adj to make full; to supply with as much as can be held or contained; to put or pour into, till no more can be received; to occupy the whole capacity of.

11. fill ·add. ·noun that which fills; filling; specif., an embankment, as in railroad construction, to fill a hollow or ravine; also, the place which is to be filled.

12. fill ·vi to become full; to have the whole capacity occupied; to have an abundant supply; to be satiated; as, corn fills well in a warm season; the sail fills with the wind.

13. fill ·adj to possess and perform the duties of; to officiate in, as an incumbent; to occupy; to hold; as, a king fills a throne; the president fills the office of chief magistrate; the speaker of the house fills the chair.

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