The audience—which filled up perhaps half of the synagogue's 1,000-seat sanctuary—laughed appreciatively.
Sarah dipped her feet in the cool water, and they filled up bottles from a nearby spring.
We booked a second night at a larger venue and it, too, filled up.
Scene after scene was filled up with white actors in bathrobes all reciting their lines like they were constipated.
Students come, they want to be filled up a little, you need to teach them some things to go on with.
He began fighting more than forty years ago, and has since filled up opportunity as it presented itself.
He said it bitterly, and filled up his glass again: which was a large one.
In either case, erosion has carried away its walls and filled up the channel leading from it, and thus obliterated its site.
Kay wheeled the machine up to it, and filled up with gas and oil.
As soon as the enemy drew off, Jack's men issued forth, demolished the wall, and filled up the trench.
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.