Fill out

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to fill out (third-person singular simple present fills out, present participle filling out, simple past and past participle filled out)

  1. (transitive): To complete a form or questionnaire with requested information.
    Please fill out this application if you are interested in the job.
  2. (intransitive): To have one's physique expand with maturity or with surplus weight.
    He began to fill out once he started college.



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  • IPA: /fɪl aʊt/


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