fill the void


1. fill an empty space, occupy empty areas, fill a gap in knowledge or a physical gap






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To ‘fill the void’ means to add what is required in order to fulfill a need or make something whole or complete. A ‘void’ is a gap or empty space. A ‘void’ often refers to an emotional ‘hole’ such as the ‘void in your life’ left after a relationship breaks up or someone dies. Someone might refer to a ‘void’ in their childhood if one of their parents wasn’t present. Similar in meaning to ‘fill the gap’.

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  1. At the Conference, we have nothing planned for after Lunch. Can you think of a good Speaker we could invite to help fill the void?
  2. The Reception area looks so empty since we threw out the old furniture. Should we order a few new things to fill the void?

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  1. There seems to be a void of online training skills within the company. Could we organise some training in that area?
  2. Kyle will leave a void when he moves on, he had so many different skills I think it will take two or three people to replace him.

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