refill

To refill is to fill something again, the way you refill your motorcycle's gas tank or refill your cat's water bowl when you notice it's almost empty.

You can also refill a prescription, by going to the pharmacy and getting another month's worth of medication. The bottle of pills itself can also be called a refill. People commonly use this word as a noun for the act of filling up, too: "Hey, grab that waiter and ask for a refill on the Cokes!"

Definitions of refill
1

v fill something that had previously been emptied

refill my glass, please”
Synonyms:
fill again, replenish
Type of:
fill, fill up, make full
make full, also in a metaphorical sense

n a commercial product that refills a container with its appropriate contents

“he got a refill for his ball-point pen”
“he got a refill for his notebook”
Type of:
merchandise, product, ware
commodities offered for sale

n a prescription drug that is provided again

“he got a refill of his prescription”
“the prescription specified only one refill
Type of:
ethical drug, prescription, prescription drug, prescription medicine
a drug that is available only with written instructions from a doctor or dentist to a pharmacist

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