Synonyms of filling


1. filling, fill, material, stuff

usage: any material that fills a space or container; "there was not enough fill for the trench"

2. filling, flow

usage: flow into something (as a container)

3. filling, concoction, mixture, intermixture

usage: a food mixture used to fill pastry or sandwiches etc.

4. woof, weft, filling, pick, thread, yarn

usage: the yarn woven across the warp yarn in weaving

5. filling, dental appliance

usage: (dentistry) a dental appliance consisting of any of various substances (as metal or plastic) inserted into a prepared cavity in a tooth; "when he yawned I could see the gold fillings in his teeth"; "an informal British term for `filling' is `stopping'"

6. filling, change of integrity

usage: the act of filling something


1. fill, fill up, make full, change, alter, modify

usage: make full, also in a metaphorical sense; "fill a container"; "fill the child with pride"

2. fill, fill up, change state, turn

usage: become full; "The pool slowly filled with water"; "The theater filled up slowly"

3. occupy, fill, be

usage: occupy the whole of; "The liquid fills the container"

4. fill, take, occupy, work, do work

usage: assume, as of positions or roles; "She took the job as director of development"; "he occupies the position of manager"; "the young prince will soon occupy the throne"

5. meet, satisfy, fill, fulfill, fulfil, provide, supply, ply, cater

usage: fill or meet a want or need

6. fill, hire, engage, employ

usage: appoint someone to (a position or a job)

7. fill up, fill, eat

usage: eat until one is sated; "He filled up on turkey"

8. satiate, sate, replete, fill, consume, ingest, take in, take, have

usage: fill to satisfaction; "I am sated"

9. fill, repair, mend, fix, bushel, doctor, furbish up, restore, touch on

usage: plug with a substance; "fill a cavity"

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