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 for To fill out
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Fill \Fill\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Filled; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Filling.] [OE. fillen, fullen, AS. fyllan, fr. full full;
     akin to D. vullen, G. f["u]llen, Icel. fylla, Sw. fylla, Dan.
     fylde, Goth. fulljan. See Full, a.]
     1. To make full; to supply with as much as can be held or
        contained; to put or pour into, till no more can be
        received; to occupy the whole capacity of.
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              The rain also filleth the pools.      --Ps. lxxxiv.
                                                    6.
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              Jesus saith unto them, Fill the waterpots with
              water. Anf they filled them up to the brim. --John
                                                    ii. 7.
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     2. To furnish an abudant supply to; to furnish with as mush
        as is desired or desirable; to occupy the whole of; to
        swarm in or overrun.
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              And God blessed them, saying. Be fruitful, and
              multiply, and fill the waters in the seas. --Gen. i.
                                                    22.
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              The Syrians filled the country.       --1 Kings xx.
                                                    27.
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     3. To fill or supply fully with food; to feed; to satisfy.
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              Whence should we have so much bread in the
              wilderness, as to fillso great a multitude? --Matt.
                                                    xv. 33.
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              Things that are sweet and fat are more filling.
                                                    --Bacon.
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     4. To possess and perform the duties of; to officiate in, as
        an incumbent; to occupy; to hold; as, a king fills a
        throne; the president fills the office of chief
        magistrate; the speaker of the House fills the chair.
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     5. To supply with an incumbent; as, to fill an office or a
        vacancy. --A. Hamilton.
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     6. (Naut.)
        (a) To press and dilate, as a sail; as, the wind filled
            the sails.
        (b) To trim (a yard) so that the wind shall blow on the
            after side of the sails.
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     7. (Civil Engineering) To make an embankment in, or raise the
        level of (a low place), with earth or gravel.
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     To fill in, to insert; as, he filled in the figures.
  
     To fill out, to extend or enlarge to the desired limit; to
        make complete; as, to fill out a bill.
  
     To fill up, to make quite full; to fill to the brim or
        entirely; to occupy completely; to complete. "The bliss
        that fills up all the mind." --Pope. "And fill up that
        which is behind of the afflictions of Christ." --Col. i.
        24.
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