fill to capacity

Definition of fill to capacity

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

Word by Word Definitions

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

    :  to supply with a full complement

    :  to cause to swell or billow

  1. :  a full supply

    :  a quantity that satisfies or satiates

    :  something that fills: such as

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

    :  the potential (see 2potential 1a)or suitability for holding, storing, or accommodating

    :  an individual's mental or physical ability :  aptitude, skill

  1. :  equaling maximum capacity (see 1capacity 2a)

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