fill a need

to provide something that is missing or needed

The company is hoping to fill a gap in the market.

He wondered how he would ever fill the void left by his son’s death.

Thesaurus: to provide something needed or missingsynonym
Main entry: fill

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • fill a gap — fill a need/gap/void/vacuum/ phrase to provide something that is missing or needed The company is hoping to fill a gap in the market. He wondered how he would ever fill the void left by his son’s death. Thesaurus: to provide something needed or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • fill a void — fill a need/gap/void/vacuum/ phrase to provide something that is missing or needed The company is hoping to fill a gap in the market. He wondered how he would ever fill the void left by his son’s death. Thesaurus: to provide something needed or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • fill a vacuum — fill a need/gap/void/vacuum/ phrase to provide something that is missing or needed The company is hoping to fill a gap in the market. He wondered how he would ever fill the void left by his son’s death. Thesaurus: to provide something needed or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fill — The price at which an order is executed. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * fill fill [fɪl] verb 1. fill a job/​post/​vacancy etc HUMAN RESOURCES to find and employ a suitable person to do a job that has been advertised: • Headhunters… …   Financial and business terms

  • fill — The price at which an order is executed. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary The execution of an order on the derivatives market. Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein financial glossary * * * fill fill [fɪl] verb 1. fill a job/​post/​vacancy etc HUMAN… …   Financial and business terms

  • fill — 1 /fIl/ verb 1 MAKE STH FULL a) also fill up (T) to put the right amount of a liquid, substance, or material into a container, or put in enough to make it full: I filled a saucepan and put it on the stove. | You ve filled the bath too full. |… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • fill — fill1 W1S1 [fıl] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(become/make full)¦ 2¦(large thing/number)¦ 3¦(sound/smell/light)¦ 4¦(emotions)¦ 5¦(provide something)¦ 6¦(spend time)¦ 7¦(perform a job)¦ 8¦(crack/hole)¦ 9 fill yourself (up)/fill your face …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • fill — [[t]fɪ̱l[/t]] ♦♦ fills, filling, filled 1) V ERG If you fill a container or area, or if it fills, an amount of something enters it that is enough to make it full. [V n with n] Fill a saucepan with water and bring to a slow boil... [V n] She made… …   English dictionary

  • fill — fill1 [ fıl ] verb *** ▸ 1 make something full ▸ 2 become full of something ▸ 3 put something in hole/gap ▸ 4 about sound/smell/light ▸ 5 be given job/position ▸ 6 feel emotion strongly ▸ 7 spend time doing something ▸ 8 put something in hole in… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • fill — I UK [fɪl] / US verb Word forms fill : present tense I/you/we/they fill he/she/it fills present participle filling past tense filled past participle filled *** 1) fill or fill up [transitive] to make something full Let me fill your glass. Tears… …   English dictionary


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