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English verb: fill in

1. fill in (communication) supply with information on a specific topic


SamplesHe filled me in on the latest developments.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)inform

2. fill in (creation) represent the effect of shade or shadow on


Synonymsshade


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)draw, paint


Narrower (hyponym)crosshatch


Domain categoryart, artistic creation, artistic production

3. fill in (possession) be a substitute


SamplesThe young teacher had to substitute for the sick colleague.
The skim milk substitutes for cream--we are on a strict diet.


Synonymsstand in, sub, substitute


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)change, exchange, interchange

4. fill in (communication) write all the required information onto a form


SamplesFill out this questionnaire, please!.
Make out a form.


Synonymscomplete, fill out, make out


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Entailget down, put down, set down, write down









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