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Definitions for: FILL
- (a.) To make full; to supply with as much as can be held or contained; to put or pour into, till no more can be received; to occupy the whole capacity of.
- (a.) To furnish an abudant supply to; to furnish with as mush as is desired or desirable; to occupy the whole of; to swarm in or overrun.
- (a.) To fill or supply fully with food; to feed; to satisfy.
- (a.) To possess and perform the duties of; to officiate in, as an incumbent; to occupy; to hold; as, a king fills a throne; the president fills the office of chief magistrate; the speaker of the House fills the chair.
- (a.) To supply with an incumbent; as, to fill an office or a vacancy.
- (a.) To press and dilate, as a sail; as, the wind filled the sails.
- (a.) To trim (a yard) so that the wind shall blow on the after side of the sails.
- (a.) To make an embankment in, or raise the level of (a low place), with earth or gravel.
- (n.) One of the thills or shafts of a carriage.
- (v. i.) To become full; to have the whole capacity occupied; to have an abundant supply; to be satiated; as, corn fills well in a warm season; the sail fills with the wind.
- (v. i.) To fill a cup or glass for drinking.
- (v. t.) A full supply, as much as supplies want; as much as gives complete satisfaction.