Fill

Introduction

The verb fill means to . . .

fill something in

The phrasal verb fill something in means to to write information in blanks (Br.E.).

Use

Example

Please fill in the form with your name, address, and phone number.

fill something out

The phrasal verb fill something out means to to write information in blanks (N.Amer.).

Use

Example

The form must be filled out in capital letters.

fill something up

The phrasal verb fill something up means to fill to the top.

Use

Example

I always fill the water jug up when it is empty.