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fill
British English: /fɪl/
American English: /fɪl/

Translation of fill in Italian:

noun

transitive verb

  • 1 (person, water, rain, fruit, soil)
    riempire (container) (with di)
    fruit filled the baskets o the baskets were filled with fruit
    i cesti erano pieni di frutta
    tears filled his eyes
    gli occhi gli si riempirono di lacrime
    to fill the kettle
    riempire il bollitore
  • 2
    (crowd, audience, sound, laughter)
    riempire (building, room, street, train)
    (smoke, gas, protesters)
    invadere (building, room)
    the speaker had filled the hall
    l'oratore aveva riempito la sala
    to fill one's house with flowers, antiques
    riempire la casa di fiori, di pezzi d'antiquariato
    the smell of flowers filled the house
    il profumo dei fiori si diffuse in tutta la casa
    the sunlight filled the room
    la luce del sole si diffuse in tutta la stanza o riempì la stanza
  • 5 (occupy, take up)
    riempire, occupare interamente (page, chapter, volumes, tape) (with con)
    occupare (time, day, hours)
    to fill one's days with work
    occupare le proprie giornate col lavoro
    fill (one's) time doing
    occupare il proprio tempo facendo
  • 7 (emotion, thought)
    riempire, colmare (heart, mind)
    fear filled him
    fu preso dalla paura
    to fill somebody's mind, heart with
    riempire l'animo, il cuore di qualcuno di
    to fill somebody's head with nonsense
    riempire la testa di qualcuno di sciocchezze

intransitive verb

  • 1 (bath, bucket, theatre, hall, streets, eyes)
    riempirsi (with di)
    to fill with light, smoke
    riempirsi di luce, di fumo
  • 2
    (sail)
    gonfiarsi

Phrasal verbs

fill in:

1 fill in (person) to fill in for somebody
rimpiazzare qualcuno
2 fill in [something],
occupare (time, hour, day)
fill in [something], fill [something] in 2.1 (complete)
riempire, completare (form, box, section)
2.2 (plug)
otturare, riempire (hole, crack, gap) (with con)
2.3 (supply)
fornire, scrivere (detail, information, name, date)
2.4 (colour in)
colorare (shape, panel)
to fill something in with pencil, in red
colorare qualcosa a matita, di rosso
3 fill in [somebody], fill [somebody] in 3.1 (inform)
mettere [qualcuno] al corrente, informare (on su, di)
3.2 (British English) [informal] (beat up)

fill out:

1 fill out 1.1 (person) 1.2 (face, cheeks)
arrotondarsi, farsi più pieno
2 fill out [something], fill [something] out
compilare, riempire (form, application)
compilare, fare (certificate, prescription)

fill up:

1 fill up (bath, theatre, bus)
riempirsi (with di)
to fill up on
(person)
rimpinzarsi, riempirsi di (bread, sweets)
2 fill up [something], fill [something] up
riempire (kettle, box, room) (with di)
to fill up the whole room
riempire o occupare tutta la stanza
fill it o her up! (with petrol)
(faccia) il pieno!
to fill up the time
passare il tempo
3 fill up [somebody], fill [somebody] up
rimpinzare (with di)
it fills you up
riempie, sazia
to fill oneself up
rimpinzarsi (with di)

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