an act or instance of filling up, as a tank with fuel.
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How to use fill-up in a sentence
For some judges, their list of investments may fill up just a few lines on their annual financial disclosure form.Law-Breaking Judges Took Cases That Could Make Them Even Richer | Reity O’Brien, Kytja Weir, Chris Young, Center for Public Integrity | April 28, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Now, this comment thread is going to fill up with conservatives discoursing on the vast differences between race and sexuality.
There are enough great actor performances this year to fill up several Academy Awards ceremonies.In Hollywood, Where Are the Best Actress Oscar Nominees? | Ramin Setoodeh | November 12, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Rats, on the other hand, “Live fast, die young, breed explosively, and fill up the world with more rats.”
But we need something to fill up the airwaves for a few more weeks.Don’t Announce Your Vice-Presidential Pick Yet, Mitt! | Mark McKinnon | July 17, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
To fill up the time till Liszt came, our hostess made us play, one after the other, beginning with the latest arrival.Music-Study in Germany | Amy Fay
The feeling is hopeful if only we had more men and especially drafts to fill up our weakened battalions.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I | Ian Hamilton
Thus if a man threatened to fill up your well because it stood, as he claimed, on his land, you had no preventive remedy at law.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman | Albert Sidney Bolles
Michael stopped, as though he wished his partner to fill up the sentence.
The freckle-faced girl began systematically to fill up the hollow with which she was accredited.The Campfire Girls of Roselawn | Margaret Penrose
British Dictionary definitions for fill up
(tr) to complete (a form, application, etc)
to make or become completely full
the act of filling something completely, esp the petrol tank of a car
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