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Synonyms for fill

Synonyms for (noun) fill

Synonyms: fill Definition: a quantity sufficient to satisfy Usage: he ate his fill of potatoes; she had heard her fill of gossip

Similar words: sufficiency, enough Definition: an adequate quantity; a quantity that is large enough to achieve a purpose Usage: enough is as good as a feast; there is more than a sufficiency of lawyers in this country

Synonyms: fill, filling Definition: any material that fills a space or container Usage: there was not enough fill for the trench

Similar words: material, stuff Definition: the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object Usage: coal is a hard black material; wheat is the stuff they use to make bread

Synonyms for (verb) fill

Synonyms: fill Definition: plug with a substance Usage: fill a cavity

Similar words: doctor, bushel, touch on, furbish up, fix, repair, restore, mend Definition: restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken Usage: She repaired her TV set; Repair my shoes please

Synonyms: fill, fill up Definition: become full Usage: The pool slowly filled with water; The theater filled up slowly

Similar words: turn, change state Definition: undergo a transformation or a change of position or action Usage: We turned from Socialism to Capitalism; The people turned against the President when he stole the election

Synonyms: fill, fill up, make full Definition: make full, also in a metaphorical sense Usage: fill a container; fill the child with pride

Similar words: alter, change, modify Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue

Synonyms: satisfy, fill, fulfil, fulfill, meet Definition: fill or meet a want or need

Similar words: cater, supply, provide, ply Definition: give what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance Usage: The hostess provided lunch for all the guests

Synonyms: fill, sate, satiate, replete Definition: fill to satisfaction Usage: I am sated

Similar words: consume, have, ingest, take, take in Definition: serve oneself to, or consume regularly Usage: Have another bowl of chicken soup!; I don't take sugar in my coffee

Synonyms: fill, fill up Definition: eat until one is sated Usage: He filled up on turkey

Similar words: eat Definition: take in solid food Usage: She was eating a banana; What did you eat for dinner last night?

Synonyms: fill Definition: appoint someone to (a position or a job)

Similar words: hire, employ, engage Definition: engage or hire for work Usage: They hired two new secretaries in the department; How many people has she employed?

Synonyms: fill, occupy, take Definition: assume, as of positions or roles Usage: She took the job as director of development; he occupies the position of manager; the young prince will soon occupy the throne

Similar words: do work, work Definition: be employed Usage: Is your husband working again?; My wife never worked; Do you want to work after the age of 60?; She never did any work because she inherited a lot of money; She works as a waitress to put herself through college

Synonyms: fill, occupy Definition: occupy the whole of Usage: The liquid fills the container

Similar words: be Definition: occupy a certain position or area; be somewhere Usage: Where is my umbrella? The toolshed is in the back; What is behind this behavior?