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fill

verb /fil/
to put (something) into (until there is no room for more); to make full
llenar
She filled the cupboard with books The news filled him with joy.
to become full
llenarse
His eyes filled with tears.
to satisfy (a condition, requirement etc)
satisfacer
Does he fill all our requirements?
to put something in a hole (in a tooth etc) to stop it up
empastar
The dentist filled two of my teeth yesterday.
filled adjective having been filled
lleno
a filled tart.
filler noun a tool or instrument used for filling something, especially for conveying liquid into a bottle.
embudo
material used to fill cracks in a wall etc.
masilla
filling noun anything used to fill
empaste; relleno
The filling has come out of my tooth He put an orange filling in the cake.
filling-station noun (British ) a place where petrol is sold; gas station(American)
gasolinera
fill in phrasal verb to add or put in (whatever is needed to make something complete)
rellenar
Now that we know in general what happened, we need to fill in the details.
to complete (forms, application etc) by putting in the information required
rellenar
Have you filled in your tax form yet?
to give (someone) all the necessary information
poner al corriente
I’ve been away – can you fill me in on what has been happening?
to occupy (time)
hacer (tiempo)
She had several cups of coffee at the cafeteria to fill in the time until the train left.
to do another person’s job temporarily
suplir
I’m filling in for her secretary.
fill up phrasal verb to make or become completely full
llenar
I need to fill the car up with petrol.
(Definition of fill from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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