1 a quantity sufficient to satisfy; "he ate his fill of potatoes"; "she had heard her fill of gossip"
2 any material that fills a space or container; "there was not enough fill for the trench" [syn: filling]
1 make full, also in a metaphorical sense; "fill a container"; "fill the child with pride" [syn: fill up, make full] [ant: empty]
2 become full; "The pool slowly filled with water"; "The theater filled up slowly" [syn: fill up] [ant: empty]
3 occupy the whole of; "The liquid fills the container" [syn: occupy]
4 assume, as of positions or roles; "She took the job as director of development" [syn: take]
6 appoint someone to (a position or a job)
7 eat until one is sated; "He filled up on turkey" [syn: fill up]
9 plug with a substance; "fill a cavity"
- Rhymes with: -ɪl
- Homophones: Phil
Etymology 1etyl ang fyllan.
to make full
- Albanian: mbush
- Chinese: 填裝, 填装 (tián zhuāng)
- Czech: plnit
- Danish: fylde
- Dutch: vullen
- Ewe: xe
- French: remplir
- German: füllen
- Greek: γεμίζω (gemízo)
- Hindi: भरना (bʰaranā)
- Hungarian: tölt
- Irish: líon
- Italian: riempire, empire
- Japanese: 満たす (みたす, mitasu)
- Pitjantjatjara: angaṉi
- Portuguese: encher
- Russian: заполнить (zapolnít’)
- Spanish: llenar
- Tagalog: puluín
- Urdu: (bʰaranā)
- Vietnamese: sự làm đầy
Etymology 2etyl ang fyllu, from . Cognate with German Fülle.
- The full amount which a person can eat and/or drink; enough to
- Don't feed him anymore, he's had his fill.
- IPA: /fiɫ/
Nounfill m (pl., fije)
- at once, immediately.
EtymologyFrom fillid < < ; cf. German walzen, Latin volvo
Fill may refer to:
- Fill dirt, soil added to an area.
- Fill (music), a short segment of instrumental music.
- In textiles, the filling yarn is the same as weft, the yarn which is shuttled back and forth across the warp to create a woven fabric.
- In finance, a fill is the fulfillment of a part or whole of an order at a given price by a broker or counterparty
- Fill flash is a technique in photography where the flash is used in bright locations to prevent shadows from being underexposed.
- Flood fill, in graphic design fills a color, pattern, or texture in an area.
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