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Definition of Fill

  • One of the thills or shafts of a carriage.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • To fill or supply fully with food; to feed; to satisfy.
  • 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.
  • To supply with an incumbent; as, to fill an office or a vacancy.
  • To press and dilate, as a sail; as, the wind filled the sails.
  • To trim (a yard) so that the wind shall blow on the after side of the sails.
  • To make an embankment in, or raise the level of (a low place), with earth or gravel.
  • 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.
  • To fill a cup or glass for drinking.
  • A full supply, as much as supplies want; as much as gives complete satisfaction.
  • That which fills; filling; filler; specif., an embankment, as in railroad construction, to fill a hollow or ravine; also, the place which is to be filled.
  • a quantity sufficient to satisfy
  • any material that fills a space or container
  • plug with a substance
  • become full
  • make full, also in a metaphorical sense
  • fill, satisfy or meet a want or need or condtion ro restriction
  • fill to satisfaction
  • eat until one is sated
  • appoint someone to (a position or a job)
  • assume, as of positions or roles
  • occupy the whole of

How to use fill in a sentence. Fill pronunciation.

To look into our _Modern Plays_, and there to see the Differences of Good and Evil confounded, Prophaneness, Irreligion, and Unlawful Love, made the masterly Stroaks of the _fine Gentleman_; Swearing, Cursing, and Blaspheming, the Graces of his Conversation; and Unchristian Revenge, to consummate the Character of the _Hero_; Sharpness and Poignancy of Wit exerted with the greatest Vigor against the _Holy Order_; in short, Religion and all that is Sacred, Burlesqu'd and Ridicul'd; To see this, I say, and withall, to reflect upon the fatal Effects which these things have already had, and how much worse are likely to follow, if not timely prevented, cannot but fill the Minds of all good Men with very dismal Apprehensions.
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I'll take your place, and you shall put my Cloaths on, and go meet him there, and take your fill of Loves Enjoyments, and then return again to me.
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Well, then honest _John_ here's to ye, says she; and drank off her Glass, and made _John_ fill a Brimmer and drink it off.
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But as he mingles with the throng, disgust fills his lonely heart.
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The horror-stricken consternation of his friends fills Sanin with such scorn that he leaves the town, and we last see him in an open field in the country, giving a glad shout of recognition to the dawn.
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His employer had declared himself unable to pay him a penny that night, and the shoe-maker, too honest to incur a debt without knowing that he should be able to cancel it, bent his weary steps homeward, trusting that He who hears the ravens when they cry, would fill the mouths of his little family.
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On a certain Sunday morning I left my home to fill an appointment in the Wesleyan chapel in the village of Cooksville, two miles distant.
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But inquiring at the Bible House in Nassau street if any of the officers of that Society knew of a minister who could be recommended to fill their pulpit, now vacant for some months.
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It was no easy thing to fill this office, and required that one should be well accustomed to it; for he spoke quickly, all in one breath, made no pause, and was impatient when obliged to repeat.
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For his own part, he could appreciate the charms of Whitsand as it stood; he was by no means insensible to natural beauty and the ancient peace which so contrasted with his life of every day; but first and foremost in his mind came the necessity of making money; and to fill his pockets he would no more hesitate about destroying the loveliest spot on earth, than the starving hunter would stay his hand out of admiration for bird or beast.
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We fill our bellies with the east wind, sir, as the Scripture hath it.
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The spectacle is grand; but it troubles profoundly all souls-or at least those that interest and curiosity do not suffice to fill; which is to say, nearly all.
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She married the Baron Tonnelier, whose father, although the son of a miller, had shown ability and honesty enough to fill high positions under the First Empire.
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The roar of the city, rising like a great bass around him, fills up the gaps in his thoughts, and never leaves that disagreeable sensation-a void.
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If tomorrow, the deputation of this district should become vacant, can you find within its broad limits, or indeed within the district, a man likely to fill all functions, good and bad?
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The condition of the mules was duly looked to, their shoulders washed down with strong salty water, their feet carefully examined, and the animals then tethered to graze their fill on the succulent sugar-cane, after having had a bountiful supply of oats.
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In places it was necessary to stop and fill up these washouts by shoveling earth and stone into the places before the detachment could pass.
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On one of these occasions, while heaving rock to fill up a bad washout, Priv.
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Officers and men ran instantly for spades and proceeded to fill up the trench.
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The officer thus adjudged less competent to carry a message than a private soldier was perhaps actuated by a high sense of duty; but he filled a place which should have been occupied by an experienced and able officer-no, he did not fill it, but he prevented such a man from doing so.
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Examples of Fill

Example #1
It is impossible to say, how many, and how great the _Mischiefs_ are that spring from thence; which if a Man should take a View of, it would perhaps, be one of the most Melancholy Prospects that ever he beheld.
Example #2
And are these then the Entertainments for a Christian to be pleas'd with; for one whose _Salvation_ is to be wrought out with Fear and Trembling?
Example #3
Your Spark is at my House waiting for my Return.
Example #4
And is this the requital that you make me, you impudent Strumpet?
Example #5
Which he giving her, she took and tore it, and then burn'd it, Then taking the Glass, what's your Name, Waterman, said she?
Example #6
Where's the Note that I gave you, says she?