fill Significado en Diccionario Cambridge Inglés Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Significado de “fill” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "fill" - Diccionario Inglés

See all translations

fillverb

uk   /fɪl/ us   /fɪl/
  • fill verb (SPACE)

A2 [I or T] to make or become full; to use empty space: I filled the bucket with water. I could hear the tank filling. She filled most of her time watching TV.figurative Happy sounds filled the room (= could be heard everywhere in the room).
C2 [I or T] to put a substance into an empty space: Before painting, fill (in) all the cracks in the plaster. These cakes are filled with cream.figurative The product clearly filled a need/gap in the market.
[T] to make someone have a partricular feeling: figurative The thought of it fills me with (= makes me feel) dread.
[T] to put a substance into a hole in a tooth to repair it: You should get that cavity filled.

expend iconexpend iconMore examples

fillnoun [U]

uk   /fɪl/ us   /fɪl/
(Definition of fill from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "fill" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

See all translations

fillverb [I/T]

us   /fɪl/
to make or become fuller or full; to use empty space: [T] I filled the bucket. [I] After all that rain, the reservoirs are finally filling. [T] The dentist says I need to have four teeth filled (= treated to replace decayed material).
If a product or service fills a need, it gives people something they want.
To fill a job or position is to employ someone to do that job: [T] I’m sorry, the position has already been filled.

fillnoun [U]

us   /fɪl/
an amount that is enough: to eat/drink your fill
(Definition of fill from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "fill" - Diccionario Inglés para los negocios

See all translations

fillverb [T]

uk   /fɪl/ us  
to employ someone to do a job: fill a vacancy/post/position It took us over a year to fill that vacancy.
to do a job: fill a vacancy/post/position A former state district judge will fill the vacancy created following the CEO's resignation. He was political editor of the Sunday Mirror, then filled the same role at Today newspaper.
to provide something such as a product or service that someone wants or needs: fill a gap/niche The theory is that the government's venture-capital funds can fill a gap in the market for start-ups.fill a demand/need A new business must fill both a need and a demand. Selling something people need but don't want is noble but not profitable.
to supply a customer with the product or service they have requested: The defence ministry called for bids to fill an order for 126 fighter jets.
Phrasal verbs
(Definition of fill from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de fill
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“fill” in British English

“fill” in American English

“fill” in Business English

Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
by ,
May 25, 2016
by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

Aprende más 

Palabra del día

environment

the air, water, and land in or on which people, animals, and plants live

Palabra del día

decision fatigue noun
decision fatigue noun
May 30, 2016
a decreased ability to make decisions as a result of having too many decisions to make Our brains have a finite number of decisions they can make before they get depleted and become less discerning – so this is called decision fatigue.

Aprende más