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fill up

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present tense
I/you/we/theyfill up
he/she/itfills up
present participlefilling up
past tensefilled up
past participlefilled up

Related dictionary definitions

  1. 1
    [transitive] same as fill1 (sense 1)

    Jenny kept filling my glass up with champagne.

  2. 2
    [intransitive] same as fill1 (sense 2)

    By eight o'clock the restaurant was beginning to fill up.

  3. 3
    [intransitive/transitive] if you fill someone up, or if they fill up, they eat enough food so that they no longer feel hungry

    They filled me up with cakes and sandwiches.

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