fill up (with something)


fill up (with something)
ˌfill ˈup (with sth) | ˌfill sthˈup (with sth) derived
to become completely full; to make sth completely full

The ditches had filled up with mud.

to fill up the tank with oil

Main entry:fillderived

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • fill something up (with something) — ˌfill ˈup (with sth) | ˌfill sthˈup (with sth) derived to become completely full; to make sth completely full • The ditches had filled up with mud. • to fill up the tank with oil Main entry: ↑fillderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • imbue something with (something) — imbue (someone/something) with (something) to fill someone or something with a particular quality or feeling. Her poetry was imbued with a love of the outdoors. They seemed more interested in enriching themselves than in imbuing people with the… …   New idioms dictionary

  • imbue someone with (something) — imbue (someone/something) with (something) to fill someone or something with a particular quality or feeling. Her poetry was imbued with a love of the outdoors. They seemed more interested in enriching themselves than in imbuing people with the… …   New idioms dictionary

  • imbue with (something) — imbue (someone/something) with (something) to fill someone or something with a particular quality or feeling. Her poetry was imbued with a love of the outdoors. They seemed more interested in enriching themselves than in imbuing people with the… …   New idioms 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

  • 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 up — verb 1. make full, also in a metaphorical sense (Freq. 2) fill a container fill the child with pride • Syn: ↑fill, ↑make full • Ant: ↑empty (for …   Useful english dictionary


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