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- To make something full.
- To fill the tank of a vehicle with fuel.
- It costs a fortune these days to fill up.
- To become full.
- To become tearful as a result of strong emotion.
- (idiomatic, colloquial) To annoy, or displease, by taunting, or by excessive nagging.
- 1967, Lennon–McCartney (lyrics and music), “Getting Better”, in Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, performed by The Beatles:
- The teachers that taught me weren't cool. / You're holding me down, / Turning me 'round, / Filling me up with your rules.
- To satisfy someone's hunger.
- Thanks for the chocolate cake - it really filled me up!
- (poker slang) To make a full house on the turn or the river.