Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To fill again.
  • n. A product packaged to replace the used contents of a container.
  • n. A second or subsequent filling.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A filling after the first.
  • n. A product containing materials to replace those used up by a piece of equipment.
  • v. To fill up once again.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • v. To fill, or become full, again.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To fill again.
  • n. Something used to refill a thing or place that has been emptied.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. fill something that had previously been emptied
  • n. a prescription drug that is provided again
  • n. a commercial product that refills a container with its appropriate contents

Etymologies

From re- ("again") + fill (noun) (Wiktionary)
From re- ("again") + fill (verb) (Wiktionary)

Examples

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.