Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb brim

2 senses of brim

Sense 1
brim -- (be completely full; "His eyes brimmed with tears")
       => have, feature -- (have as a feature; "This restaurant features the most famous chefs in France")

Sense 2
brim -- (fill as much as possible; "brim a cup to good fellowship")
       => fill, fill up, make full -- (make full, also in a metaphorical sense; "fill a container"; "fill the child with pride")

Antonyms of adj brimming

1 sense of brimming

Sense 1
brimful, brimfull, brimming -- (filled to capacity; "a brimful cup"; "I am brimful of chowder"; "a child brimming over with curiosity"; "eyes brimming with tears")

INDIRECT (VIA full) -> empty -- (holding or containing nothing; "an empty glass"; "an empty room"; "full of empty seats"; "empty hours")

Similarity of adj brimming

1 sense of brimming

Sense 1
brimful, brimfull, brimming -- (filled to capacity; "a brimful cup"; "I am brimful of chowder"; "a child brimming over with curiosity"; "eyes brimming with tears")
       => full (vs. empty) -- (containing as much or as many as is possible or normal; "a full glass"; "a sky full of stars"; "a full life"; "the auditorium was full to overflowing")

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