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Verb
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fills, 3rd person singular present; filled, past tense; filled, past participle; filling, present participle;
  1. Put someone or something into (a space or container) so that it is completely or almost completely full
    • - I filled up the bottle with water
    • - the office was filled with reporters
  2. Become full of
    • - Eleanor's eyes filled with tears
  3. Become an overwhelming presence in
    • - a pungent smell of garlic filled the air
  4. Cause (someone) to have an intense experience of an emotion or feeling
    • - his presence filled us with foreboding
  5. Appoint a person to hold (a vacant position)
    • - the number of high-tech jobs and the people who can fill them
  6. Hold and perform the expected duties of (a position or role)
    • - she fills the role of the “good” child
  7. Occupy or take up (a period of time)
    • - the next few days were filled with meetings
  8. Be supplied with the items described in (a prescription or order)
    • - she needed to fill a prescription
  9. Block up (a cavity in a tooth) with cement, amalgam, or gold

  10. (of a sail) Curve out tautly as the wind blows into it

  11. (of a weather system) Increase in barometric pressure

  12. (of the wind) Blow into (a sail), causing it to curve outward

  13. Complete (a good hand) by drawing the necessary cards

Noun
  1. An amount of something that is as much as one wants or can bear
    • - we have eaten our fill
    • - I've had my fill of surprises for one day
  2. An amount of something that will occupy all the space in a container

  3. Material, loose or compacted, that fills a space, esp. in building or engineering work
    • - loose polystyrene fill
  4. The action of filling something, esp. of shading or color in a region of a computer graphics display

  5. (in popular music) A short interjected phrase on a particular instrument


  1. a quantity sufficient to satisfy; "he ate his fill of potatoes"; "she had heard her fill of gossip"
  2. make full, also in a metaphorical sense; "fill a container"; "fill the child with pride"
  3. filling: any material that fills a space or container; "there was not enough fill for the trench"
  4. become full; "The pool slowly filled with water"; "The theater filled up slowly"
  5. occupy: occupy the whole of; "The liquid fills the container"
  6. assume, as of positions or roles; "She took the job as director of development"; "he occupies the position of manager"; "the young prince will soon occupy the throne"
  7. In archaeology fills are contexts representing material that has accumulated or has been deposited into a cut feature such as ditch or pit of some kind. ...
  8. Cut and fill in earthmoving is the process of constructing a railway, road or canal whereby the amount of material from cuts roughly matches the amount of fill needed to make nearby embankments, so minimizing the amount of construction labor. ...
  9. In popular music, a fill is a short musical passage, riff, or rhythmic sound which helps to sustain the listener's attention during a break between the phrases of a melody.
  10. (Filling (mathematics)) In mathematics, a filling of a manifold X is a cobordism W between X and the empty set. More to the point, the n-dimensional topological manifold X is the boundary of an n+1-dimensional manifold W. ...
  11. A sufficient or more than sufficient amount; An amount that fills a container; The filling of a container; Inexpensive material used to occupy empty spaces, especially in construction; Soil and/or human-created debris discovered within a cavity and exposed by excavation; fill soil; To occupy ...
  12. (filled) That is now full
  13. (filling) Anything that is used to fill something; The contents of a pie, etc; A piece of amalgam used to fill a cavity in a tooth; Of food, that satisfies the appetite by filling the stomach
  14. (FILLED) or EXECUTED means you have place the order to buy or sell, to open or close the trade, and it is now complete, finished, done.
  15. (Filled) An adhesive which contains particles not part of the chemical formula for the purpose of changing properties such as electrical conductivity or increasing volume.
  16. (Filled) Articles, notably candlesticks and knife handles, that have a central cavity filled with plaster or other substances to give stability.
  17. (Filled) Naturally occurring holes in the stone are filled and the surface then honed.
  18. (Filled) To say that a given position in a structure must be filled is to say that it cannot remain empty but rather must be occupied (usually by an overt constituent of an appropriate kind).
  19. (Filled) When your open orders are being confirmed.
  20. (Filled) a data field in the Floor Feature and Wall Feature tables to record when features filled through trash deposition or natural formation processes as opposed to being intentionally filled (see Sealed definition below).
  21. (Filled) loose or compacted soil covers part of the rock frame under the opening.
  22. (FILLING) Used in describing the history of a low-pressure system or an area of cyclonic circulation, it means an increase in the central pressure of the system. ...
  23. (Filling) A restoration places on a tooth to restore its function and appearance.
  24. (Filling) The material used to occupy (fill) an empty space. Filling provides the support, firmness and comfort of mattresses, pillows, comforters, etc.
  25. (filling) A trade expression used to indicate the filling of natural voids in stone units with cements or synthetic resins and similar materials.