Synonyms of fill in English:

fill


See definition of fill

verb

1‘he filled a bowl with breakfast cereal’

SYNONYMS
become full, make full, fill up, fill to the brim, fill to overflowing, top up, charge, load, load up, pack
ANTONYMS

empty

2‘guests filled the parlour’

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crowd, throng, pack, pack into, jam, occupy all of, press into, squeeze into, cram, cram into
overcrowd, congest, overfill

3‘he began filling his shelves with a selection of beers’

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stock, pack, load
supply, furnish, provide, replenish, restock, refill

4‘fill all the holes with a wood-repair compound’

SYNONYMS
block up, bung up, stop, stop up, plug, seal, caulk, close, clog, clog up, choke, obstruct, occlude, dam up
ANTONYMS

unblock, open

5‘the perfume filled the room’

SYNONYMS
pervade, spread through, spread throughout, permeate, suffuse, be diffused through, diffuse through, imbue, penetrate, pass through, infuse, perfuse, extend throughout, be disseminated through, flow through, run through, saturate, impregnate

6‘he was going to fill a government post’

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occupy, hold, take up, be in, have
informal hold down

7‘we filled a big order for a Yorkshire company’

SYNONYMS
carry out, complete, fulfil, execute, perform, implement, discharge, bring about
rare effectuate

Phrases

    fill something in

    ‘he filled in all the forms’


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    British


    North American


    fill in

    ‘I'm going to fill in for Jim on the project’


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    informal


    North American informal


    fill out

    ‘she had filled out a little since Sarah had last seen her’


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    fill something out

    1‘this account needs to be filled out by detailed evidence from local studies’


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    2‘he filled out the requisite forms’


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    North American


    British


    fill someone in

    ‘Iain filled me in on the essential details’


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    informal