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1. fill-in

noun. someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult).

Synonyms

  • backup man
  • double
  • locum tenens
  • peer
  • match
  • stand-in
  • reliever
  • alternate
  • surrogate
  • substitute
  • stunt woman
  • stunt man
  • compeer
  • equal
  • relief
  • locum
  • replacement

Antonyms

  • single
  • malfunction
  • straighten
  • unequivocal

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Words that Rhyme with Fill In

  • verduin
  • kyoung-min
  • yan-bin
  • wherein
  • violin
  • vanryn
  • mcquinn
  • mcminn
  • mclinn
  • mclin
  • mcglynn
  • mcglinn
  • glavine
  • eldwin
  • chang-hsin
  • chagrin
  • bongjin
  • yalin
  • within
  • therein
  • o'quinn
  • oguinn
  • o'guinn
  • oflynn
  • o'flynn
  • mcguinn
  • mcginn
  • levin
  • laminne
  • kaylynn

2. fill

verb. ['ˈfɪl'] make full, also in a metaphorical sense.

Synonyms

  • tincture
  • farce
  • lubricate
  • alter
  • complete
  • saturate
  • overload
  • make full
  • clutter up
  • infuse
  • load up
  • electrify
  • refill
  • deluge
  • change
  • flood
  • clutter
  • inundate
  • pack
  • brim
  • overfill
  • impregnate
  • instill
  • prime
  • replenish
  • lube
  • clog
  • top off
  • lade
  • ink
  • fill again
  • pad
  • swamp
  • load
  • populate
  • charge
  • laden
  • modify
  • line
  • bolster
  • surcharge
  • heap
  • fill up

Antonyms

  • unclutter
  • sensitise
  • destabilise
  • sensitize

Etymology

  • fillen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fyllu (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. fill

verb. ['ˈfɪl'] become full.

Synonyms

  • change state
  • turn
  • flood
  • fill up
  • rack up

Antonyms

  • dissimilate
  • increase
  • demilitarize
  • dehydrogenate

Etymology

  • fillen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fyllu (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. fill

verb. ['ˈfɪl'] occupy the whole of.

Synonyms

  • be
  • crowd
  • occupy

Antonyms

  • dry
  • cool
  • demythologize
  • discharge

Etymology

  • fillen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fyllu (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. fill

verb. ['ˈfɪl'] assume, as of positions or roles.

Synonyms

  • strike
  • occupy
  • do work
  • assume
  • work
  • take

Antonyms

  • naturalize
  • brighten
  • occidentalize
  • inactivate

Etymology

  • fillen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fyllu (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. fill

noun. ['ˈfɪl'] a quantity sufficient to satisfy.

Synonyms

  • enough

Antonyms

  • conductor
  • unclog

Etymology

  • fillen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fyllu (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. fill

verb. ['ˈfɪl'] fill or meet a want or need.

Synonyms

  • satisfy
  • feed upon
  • quell
  • cater
  • provide
  • allay
  • quench
  • meet
  • ply
  • feed on
  • fulfill
  • supply
  • assuage
  • appease
  • slake
  • stay
  • fulfil

Antonyms

  • transitivize
  • decontaminate
  • clean
  • unstring

Etymology

  • fillen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fyllu (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. fill

verb. ['ˈfɪl'] appoint someone to (a position or a job).

Synonyms

  • employ
  • hire

Antonyms

  • accelerate
  • tune
  • denazify

Etymology

  • fillen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fyllu (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. in

adverb. ['ɪn, ˈɪn'] to or toward the inside of.

Synonyms

  • inward

Antonyms

  • unsnarl
  • recede

Etymology

  • inne (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. in

noun. ['ɪn, ˈɪn'] a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot.

Synonyms

  • foot
  • ft
  • em
  • ligne
  • mil
  • mesh
  • inch
  • linear unit
  • pica em
  • pica

Antonyms

  • outwardness
  • styleless
  • unpopular
  • past

Etymology

  • inne (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

Example sentences of the word fill-in


1. Noun Phrase
Many businesses use permanent employees to form the core of their workforce and contract workers to fill in gaps or help complete special projects as needed.

2. Noun Phrase
When you remove clover from lawn grass, you may need to throw down some seed to fill in the grass.

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