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refill

verb re·fill \ (ˌ)rē-ˈfil \
Updated on: 4 Dec 2017

Definition of refill

transitive verb
: to fill again : replenish
intransitive verb
: to become filled again

refillable

play \(ˌ)rē-ˈfi-lə-bəl\ adjective

Examples of refill in a Sentence

  1. He refilled his glass from the nearby pitcher.

  2. The reservoir will refill once it begins raining.

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First Known Use of refill

1615


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refill

noun re·fill \ ˈrē-ˌfil \

Definition of refill

1 : a product or a container and a product used to refill the exhausted supply of a device
2 : something provided again; especially : a second or later filling of a medical prescription

Recent Examples of refill from the Web

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'refill.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of refill

1886


REFILL Defined for English Language Learners

refill

verb

Definition of refill for English Language Learners

  • : to fill (something) again

  • : to be filled again


refill

noun

Definition of refill for English Language Learners

  • : a new supply of something


REFILL Defined for Kids

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refill

verb re·fill \ ˌrē-ˈfil \

Definition of refill for Students

refilled; refilling
: to fill or become filled again

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refill

noun re·fill \ ˈrē-ˌfil \

Definition of refill for Students

: a new or fresh supply of something

Medical Dictionary

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refill

transitive verb re·fill \ (ˈ)rē-ˈfil \

medical Definition of refill

: to fill (a prescription) a second or subsequent time

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refill

noun re·fill \ ˈrē-ˌfil \

medical Definition of refill

1 : a replacement in a cavity of removed liquid or other material or a substitution (as of gas) for such material
  • pneumothorax refill
2 : a prescription compounded and dispensed for a second or subsequent time without an order from the physician


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