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Definition of "fill" []

  • To put into (a container, for example) as much as can be held: fill a glass with milk. (verb-transitive)
  • To supply or provide to the fullest extent: filled the mall with new stores. (verb-transitive)
  • To build up the level of (low-lying land) with material such as earth or gravel. (verb-transitive)
  • To stop or plug up (an opening, for example). (verb-transitive)
  • To repair a cavity of (a tooth). (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "fill" in a sentence
  • "These witnesses are what I call the fill-in-the - color chart."
  • "Martzke: AL fireworks put network's broadcasters in 'fill' mode."
  • "If one acre of fill is exceeded, an Individual Permit will be required."