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. 2012.

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  • with — [ wıð, wıθ ] preposition *** 1. ) together if one person or thing is with another or does something with them, they are together or they do it together: Hannah lives with her parents. chicken served with vegetables and mushrooms I ll be with you… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • with — W1S1 [wıð, wıθ] prep [: Old English; Origin: against, from, with ] 1.) used to say that two or more people or things are together in the same place ▪ I saw Bob in town with his girlfriend. ▪ Put this bag with the others. ▪ I always wear these… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 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

  • 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 — 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 — 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 — [[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

  • fill out — verb 1. write all the required information onto a form (Freq. 5) fill out this questionnaire, please! make out a form • Syn: ↑complete, ↑fill in, ↑make out • Entailment: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary


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