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Dictionary definition for: Fill

1. (n) a quantity sufficient to satisfy; "he ate his fill of potatoes" "she had heard her fill of gossip"

2. (v) make full, also in a metaphorical sense; "fill a container" "fill the child with pride"

3. (n) any material that fills a space or container; "there was not enough fill for the trench"

4. (v) become full; "The pool slowly filled with water" "The theater filled up slowly"

5. (v) occupy the whole of; "The liquid fills the container"

6. (v) assume, as of positions or roles; "She took the job as director of development"

7. (v) fill or meet a want or need

8. (v) appoint someone to (a position or a job)

9. (v) eat until one is sated; "He filled up on turkey"

10. (v) fill to satisfaction; "I am sated"

11. (v) plug with a substance; "fill a cavity"

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