From Old Albanian ëmbush, from Proto-Albanian *en-busa, from Proto-Indo-European *bu-n-s-, nasalized weak stem of *beus- ‘to blow up, puff out, swell’ (compare Ancient Greek βυνέω (bunéō) ‘to stuff’, Old High German pfoso ‘bag’).
- to fill, stuff
- to replenish
- to load a gun
- to complete a period of time
- to backfill (a plant) to protect the roots
- (colloquial) to fulfill, comply with, satisfy