MAKE FULL [I, T] (also fill up) › to make a container or space full, or to become full: He filled the bucket with water. I made a drink while the bath was filling. Her eyes filled up with tears when she heard the news. TAKE SPACE [T] › If people or things fill a place, there are a lot of them in it: The streets were filled with tourists. Dark clouds filled the sky. BE NOTICEABLE [T] › If light, sound, or a smell fills a place, you can easily notice it: The smell of smoke filled the room.
fill sb with anger/joy/pride, etc › to make someone feel very angry/happy/proud, etc: The thought of losing him filled her with fear.
fill a post/position/vacancy › to give someone a new job: They still haven't filled the vacancy.
fill a need/gap/demand › to provide something that people need or want