- to fill again.
- a material, supply, or the like, to replace something that has been used up: a refill for a prescription.
Origin of refill
Examples from the Web for refill
He is there to refill your prescriptions and take your calls about some pharmaceutical ad or report in the news.Why Primary-Care Physicians Need a Minimum Wage
May 13, 2014
When you order a cup, a carafe is brought to your place at the table or counter so you can refill your cup as needed.Welcome to Yooperland, A Little Slice of Finland in Michigan
Jane & Michael Stern
May 11, 2014
Reams of lab results, refill requests, emails, and callbacks pop up continually on the computer screen.How Being a Doctor Became the Most Miserable Profession
April 14, 2014
Refill it with new carry-on items and medicines for your next trip.10 Tips to Start the Fall Off Right
Barbara Guggenheim, Nadine Schiff
September 5, 2010
But the water in our butts had gone rancid and we put in at this island to refill.Fair Harbor
Joseph Crosby Lincoln
Gloria rose unobtrusively and took the teapot to the kitchen for a refill.The Doorway
Evelyn E. Smith
Granice, with a throbbing heart, watched Denver refill his pipe.
Brook shook his head and began to refill his refractory pipe.Adam Johnstone's Son
F. Marion Crawford
Merrihew solemnly spun his wine-glass, but made no effort to refill it.The Lure of the Mask
- to fill (something) again
- a replacement for a consumable substance in a permanent container
- a second or subsequent fillinga refill at the petrol station
- informal another drink to replace one already drunk
Word Origin and History for refill
1884, from refill (v.). Meaning "a second drink" is from 1929.