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fill out

Meaning: If you fill out a form, you complete it by writing in the spaces provided.

Synonym: fill in, complete (formal)

For example:

  • fill sth out Take this form, fill it out, and then bring it back.

  • fill out sth Do you like filling out questionnaires or those survey booklets?

Nouns often used as objects with
fill out: form, questionnaire, exam booklet, survey

Note: Both "fill in" and "fill out" can have this meaning, and both are correct.

Quick Quiz:

Our cable TV company is doing a viewer survey, and they want us to fill out this
  1. questionnaire
  2. TV guide
  3. new show

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