Refill - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌriːˈfɪl|  American pronunciation of the word refill
Brit.  |ˌriːˈfɪl|  British pronunciation of the word refill


- a prescription drug that is provided again
- a commercial product that refills a container with its appropriate contents


- fill something that had previously been emptied(syn: replenish)


He refilled his glass from the nearby pitcher.

The reservoir will refill once it begins raining.

The waitress refilled our coffee cups.

Would you like a refill?

he got a refill of his prescription

the prescription specified only one refill

he got a refill for his ball-point pen

he got a refill for his notebook

I asked the waitress to refill my coffee cup and she happily complied.

Drink up, then I'll refill your glass.

Knock the ash out before you refill your pipe.

Make sure that the bottle is completely rinsed out before you refill it.

He motioned to the barman to refill their glasses.

Word forms

I/you/we/they: refill
he/she/it: refills
present participle: refilling
past tense: refilled
past participle: refilled
singular: refill
plural: refills
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