fill to capacity

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of fill to capacity

: to fill completely
  • The theater was filled to capacity.

Word by Word Definitions

fill play
  1. : to put into as much as can be held or conveniently contained

  2. : to supply with a full complement

  3. : to cause to swell or billow

  1. : a full supply

  2. : something that fills: such as

  3. : material used to fill a receptacle, cavity, passage, or low place

capacity play
  1. : legal competency (see competence 3) or fitness

  2. : the potential or suitability for holding, storing, or accommodating

  3. : the maximum amount or number that can be contained or accommodated — see Metric System Table, Weights and Measures Table

  1. : equaling maximum capacity


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