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Main Entry: 1fill
Pronunciation: primarystressfil
Function: verb
1 : to put into as much as can be held or contained <fill one's plate>
2 : to become full <puddles filling with rain>
3 : SATISFY 1a <fill all requirements>
4 : to occupy fully : take up whatever space there is <clothes filled the closet>
5 : to spread through <laughter filled the room>
6 : to stop up (as holes) : PLUG <fill a crack with putty> <fill a tooth>
7 a : to perform the duties of : OCCUPY <fill the office of president> b : to put a person in <filled several vacancies>
8 : to supply according to directions <fill a prescription>
- fill one's shoes : to take one's place or position

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