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Definition of "fill up" [fill up]

  • To make a container full. (verb)
  • To become full. (verb)
  • To annoy, or displease, by taunting, or by excessive nagging. (verb)
  • To satisfy someone's hunger. (verb)
  • To make a full house on the turn or the river. (verb)

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Use "fill up" in a sentence
  • "After the post of Rector was reportedly filled with express speed after a phone call from the Chief Minister's pashy, a few days ago, a Minister from a neighbouring district has made the AU administration fill up the posts of a Dean and a Director with professors of his choice."
  • "In the twenty-by-twenty-foot space loom four walls of filing cabinets—enough to easily fill up the four walls in your local 7-Eleven—packed with patient files that, twenty years ago, would have fit neatly into a few metal drawers."
  • "It was an integral part of the Liturgy, that is to say it was not introduced to fill up time whilst other things were going on, but was listened to by clergy and people alike, and in this it differs from the antiphonal chant, which was merely an accompaniment to various actions and ceremonies, e.g. the Introit,"
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