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Adjective: filled  fild
  1. (usually followed by 'with' or used as a combining form) generously supplied with
    "theirs was a house filled with laughter"; "a large hall filled with rows of desks"; "fog-filled air"
     
  2. (of purchase orders) completed or delivered
     
  3. (of time) taken up
    "well-filled hours"
Verb: fill  fil
  1. Make full, also in a metaphorical sense
    "fill a container"; "fill the child with pride"; "fill up a container";
    - fill up, make full
     
  2. Become full
    "The pool slowly filled with water"; "The theatre filled up slowly";
    - fill up
     
  3. Take up all the available space
    "The liquid fills the container";
    - occupy
     
  4. Assume, as of positions or roles
    "She filled the job as director of development";
    - take, occupy
     
  5. Obtain something that is wanted or needed
    - meet, satisfy, fulfill [N. Amer], fulfil [Brit, Cdn]
     
  6. Appoint someone to (a position or a job)
     
  7. Eat until one is sated
    "He filled up on turkey";
    - fill up
     
  8. Fill to satisfaction
    "I am filled";
    - satiate, sate, replete
     
  9. Plug with a substance
    "fill a cavity"

See also: fill in, fill out, full, occupied, unfilled

Type of: alter, be, bushel [US], cater, change, change state, consume, do work, doctor, eat, employ, engage, fix, furbish up, have, hire, ingest, mend, modify, ply, provide, repair, restore, supply, take, take in, touch on, turn, work

Antonym: empty, unfilled

Encyclopedia: Fill