Advertisement

refill (v.)

also re-fill, "to fill again," 1680s, from re- "back, again" + fill (v.). Related: Refilled; refilling.

refill (n.)

"an act of filling again; that which serves to refill anything," 1884, from refill (v.). Meaning "a second drink" is from 1929; by 1960 as "the renewed contents of a glass."

Others are reading

Advertisement
Definitions of refill from WordNet
1
refill (n.)
a prescription drug that is provided again;
he got a refill of his prescription
the prescription specified only one refill
refill (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
2
refill (v.)
fill something that had previously been emptied;
refill my glass, please
Synonyms: replenish / fill again
From wordnet.princeton.edu