Either you fill up on beer, or maybe have a nice glass of wine or not even that, maybe have a couple glasses of scotch.
And then I place the bead into the other jar, which has begun to fill up.
Food is not just what we put in our mouths to fill up; it is culture and identity.
There are enough great actor performances this year to fill up several Academy Awards ceremonies.
But it might make more sense to begin with the accountability now, before the emergency rooms begin to fill up.
Grouted, said of masonry or brickwork, treated with liquid mortar to fill up all crevices and interstices.
I will sign you a blank cheque, which your uncle can fill up with the amount he has stolen.
Tallard, in order to make a vigorous effort, ordered ten battalions to fill up the intervals of his cavalry.
Ah, well, I suppose they have to fill up the piece some way!
People will exaggerate; and the temptation to fill up a more or less gullible "tenderfoot" is often irresistible.
Old English fyllan "fill up, replenish, satisfy," from Proto-Germanic *fullijan (cf. Old Saxon fulljan, Old Norse fylla, Old Frisian fella, Dutch vullen, German füllen "to fill"), a derivative of adj. *fullaz "full" (see full (adj.)). Related: Filled.
To fill the bill (1882) originally was U.S. theatrical slang, in reference to a star whose name would be the only one on a show's poster. To fill out "write in required matter" is recorded from 1880. Fill-in "substitute" (n.) is from 1918.
"a full supply," mid-13c., fille, from Old English fylle, from Proto-Germanic *fullin- (cf. Old High German fulli, German Fülle, Old Norse fyllr), noun of state from *fullaz "full" (see full (adj.)). Meaning "extra material in music" is from 1934.