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fill

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of fill

  1. soft material that is used to fill the hollow parts of something <we ripped the tag off years ago, so we have no idea what the fill in that pillow is> Synonyms filling, filler, padding, stuffing, waddingRelated Words packing; interlining, lining, quilting; buffer, bumper, cushion, fender, pad




fill

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of fill

  1. 1 to put into (something) as much as can be held or contained <fill the basket with apples> Synonyms brim, charge, cram, heap, jam, jam-pack, load, pack, stuff Related Words drench, flood, glut, swamp; bloat, bulk; crowd, crush, mat, press, ram, shove, squash, squeeze; refill, refresh, reload, repack, replenish; overcharge, overfill, overflow, saturate; honeycomb, penetrate Near Antonyms lighten; deplete, drain, eliminate, exhaust; bleed, draw (off); clean, flush, purge, scour, sweep Antonyms clear, empty, evacuate, vacate, void

  2. 2 to close up so that no empty spaces remain <before starting to paint, fill all the cracks with putty> Synonyms block, bung, dam, pack, plug, stop, stuff Related Words choke, clog, close (off), clot, congest, jam, obstruct, occlude; caulk, chink, seal; repack, restuff Near Antonyms excavate, hollow (out), scoop (out), shovel

  3. 3 to do what is required by the terms of <orders received by this date will be filled in time for Christmas delivery of the merchandise> Synonyms answer, complete, comply (with), fulfill, keep, meet, redeem, satisfyRelated Words conclude, consummate, finalize, finish, perfect; accomplish, achieve, bring about, bring off, carry out, effect; commit, compass, discharge, execute, follow through (with), make, performNear Antonyms default (on); disregard, forget, ignore, neglect, overlook, overpass, pass over, slightAntonyms breach, break, transgress, violate




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