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Definition 1: supply with information on a specific topic - [verb of communication]

Samples where fill in or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He filled me in on the latest developments

(fill in is a kind of ...) impart knowledge of some fact, state of affairs, or event to

"I informed him of his rights"

Definition 2: write all the required information onto a form - [verb of communication]

Samples where fill in or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • fill out this questionnaire, please!
  • make out a form

Synonyms for fill in in the sense of this definition

(fill in implies ...) put down in writing; of texts, musical compositions, etc.

Definition 3: represent the effect of shade or shadow on - [verb of creation]

Synonyms for fill in in the sense of this definition

(fill in is a kind of ...) make a painting

"he painted all day in the garden" "He painted a painting of the garden"

(fill in is a kind of ...) represent by making a drawing of, as with a pencil, chalk, etc. on a surface

"She drew an elephant" "Draw me a horse"

(... is a kind of fill in ) shade with multiple crossing lines

"the draftsman crosshatched the area"

(fill in belongs to category ...) the creation of beautiful or significant things

"art does not need to be innovative to be good" "I was never any good at art" "he said that architecture is the art of wasting space beautifully"

Definition 4: be a substitute - [verb of possession]

Samples where fill in or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The young teacher had to substitute for the sick colleague
  • The skim milk substitutes for cream--we are on a strict diet

Synonyms for fill in in the sense of this definition

(fill in is a kind of ...) give to, and receive from, one another

"Would you change places with me?" "We have been exchanging letters for a year"

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