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Meaning of FILL IN

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  1. [n]  someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult); "the star had a stand-in for dangerous scenes"; "we need extra employees for summer fill-ins"
  2. [v]  supply with information on a specific topic; "He filled me in on the latest developments"
  3. [v]  write all the required information onto a form; "fill out this questionnaire, please!"; "make out a form"
  4. [v]  represent the effect of shade or shadow on
  5. [v]  be a substitute
 Synonyms: backup, backup man, complete, fill out, make out, relief, reliever, shade, stand in, stand-in, sub, substitute, substitute
 See Also: alternate, change, compeer, crosshatch, double, draw, equal, exchange, get down, inform, interchange, locum, locum tenens, match, paint, peer, put down, replacement, set down, stunt man, stunt woman, surrogate, write down



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