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Definition 1: make full, also in a metaphorical sense - [verb of change]

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

  • fill a container
  • fill the child with pride

Synonyms for fill up in the sense of this definition

(fill up is a kind of ...) cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

"The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city" "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"

(... is a kind of fill up ) fill with priming liquid

"prime a car engine"

(... is a kind of fill up ) fill plentifully

"line one's pockets"

(... is a kind of fill up ) bring to a whole, with all the necessary parts or elements

"A child would complete the family"

(... is a kind of fill up ) infuse or fill completely

"Impregnate the cloth with alcohol"

(... is a kind of fill up ) fill, as with a certain quality

"The heavy traffic tinctures the air with carbon monoxide"

(... is a kind of fill up ) charge (a conductor) with electricity

(... is a kind of fill up ) apply a lubricant to

"lubricate my car"

(... is a kind of fill up ) fill to an excessive degree

"The air was surcharged with tension"

(... is a kind of fill up ) fill or place a load on

"load a car" "load the truck with hay"

(... is a kind of fill up ) provide (a device) with something necessary

"He loaded his gun carefully" "load the camera"

(... is a kind of fill up ) fill quickly beyond capacity; as with a liquid

"the basement was inundated after the storm" "The images flooded his mind"

(... is a kind of fill up ) fill something that had previously been emptied

"refill my glass, please"

(... is a kind of fill up ) fill with ink

"ink a pen"

(... is a kind of fill up ) fill a space in a disorderly way

(... is a kind of fill up ) fill to excess so that function is impaired

"Fear clogged her mind" "The story was clogged with too many details"

(... is a kind of fill up ) fill as much as possible

"brim a cup to good fellowship"

(... is a kind of fill up ) fill with a stuffing while cooking

"Have you stuffed the turkey yet?"

(... is a kind of fill up ) fill tightly with a material

"stuff a pillow with feathers"

(... is a kind of fill up ) add padding to

"pad the seat of the chair"

(... is a kind of fill up ) fill with inhabitants

"populate the forest with deer and wild boar for hunting"

(... is a kind of fill up ) fill to the point of almost overflowing

"She topped off the cup"

(... is a kind of fill up ) fill to overflow

"heap the platter with potatoes"

(... is a kind of fill up ) fill beyond capacity

"overfill the baskets"

(... is a kind of fill up ) fill to capacity

"This singer always packs the concert halls" "The murder trial packed the court house"

(fill up causes ...) become full

"The pool slowly filled with water" "The theater filled up slowly"

Definition 2: become full - [verb of change]

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

  • The pool slowly filled with water
  • The theater filled up slowly

Synonyms for fill up in the sense of this definition

(fill up is a kind of ...) undergo a transformation or a change of position or action

"We turned from Socialism to Capitalism" "The people turned against the President when he stole the election"

(... is a kind of fill up ) fill with tears

"His eyes were watering"

(... is a kind of fill up ) become filled to overflowing

"Our basement flooded during the heavy rains"

(... is a kind of fill up ) supply a rack with feed for (horses or other animals)

Definition 3: eat until one is sated - [verb of consumption]

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

  • He filled up on turkey

Synonyms for fill up in the sense of this definition

(fill up is a kind of ...) take in solid food

"She was eating a banana" "What did you eat for dinner last night?"

Definition 4: fill or stop up - [verb of contact]

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

  • Can you close the cracks with caulking?

Synonyms for fill up in the sense of this definition

(fill up is a kind of ...) plug with a substance

"fill a cavity"

(... is a kind of fill up ) close with or as if with a seal

"She sealed the letter with hot wax"

(... is a kind of fill up ) fill or close tightly with or as if with a plug

"plug the hole" "stop up the leak"

(... is a kind of fill up ) cause to adhere

"The wounds were coapted"

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