fill in

4 ENTRIES FOUND:

fill in

verb

Definition of FILL IN

transitive verb
1
:  to enrich (as a design) with detail
2
:  to give necessary or recently acquired information to <I'll fill you in>
intransitive verb
:  to fill a vacancy usually temporarily <interns filled in for regular staffers>

Examples of FILL IN

  1. <my friend quickly filled me in on the portion of the movie that I had missed>
  2. <she's only filling in while the regular secretary is on vacation>

First Known Use of FILL IN

1840

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