fill out


fill out
verb /fɪl aʊt/
a) To complete a form or questionnaire with requested information.

Please fill out this application if you are interested in the job.

b) To have ones physique expand with maturity or with surplus weight.

He began to fill out once he started college.


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  • fill out — {v.} 1. To put in what is missing; complete; finish; {especially}, to complete (a printed application blank or other form) by writing the missing facts in the blank spaces; to write down facts which are asked for in (a report or application.) *… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • fill out — {v.} 1. To put in what is missing; complete; finish; {especially}, to complete (a printed application blank or other form) by writing the missing facts in the blank spaces; to write down facts which are asked for in (a report or application.) *… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • fill out — (something) to provide information on paper or on a computer. Please fill out the form before you call for an appointment. Print the document, fill it out, and bring it with you …   New idioms dictionary

  • Fill-out —   [englisch/amerikanisch, fɪl aʊt], im Gegensatz zum Fill in kennzeichnet Fill out eine gleichmäßige, den Beat stützende, aber dennoch markante Schlagzeugfigur, z. B. das gleichförmige »Wischen« mit dem Besen oder das andauernde »Zischen« mit dem …   Universal-Lexikon

  • fill out — ► fill out 1) put on weight. 2) chiefly N. Amer. fill in (a form). Main Entry: ↑fill …   English terms dictionary

  • fill out — index compound, develop, enlarge, expand, inflate, spread Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • fill out — verb 1. write all the required information onto a form (Freq. 5) fill out this questionnaire, please! make out a form • Syn: ↑complete, ↑fill in, ↑make out • Entailment: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • fill out — 1) PHRASAL VERB If you fill out a form or other document requesting information, you write information in the spaces on it. [mainly AM] [V P n (not pron)] Fill out the application carefully, and keep copies of it. [Also V n P] Syn: fill in (in… …   English dictionary

  • fill out — phrasal verb Word forms fill out : present tense I/you/we/they fill out he/she/it fills out present participle filling out past tense filled out past participle filled out 1) [transitive] to add information such as your name or address in the… …   English dictionary

  • fill out — UK US fill out Phrasal Verb with fill({{}}/fɪl/ verb [T] ► to write or type information in spaces that are provided for it: »The 9m taxpayers obliged to fill out self assessment forms must file their returns by September 30 …   Financial and business terms


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