What does fruition mean?

Definitions for fruitionfruˈɪʃ ən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fruition(noun)

    the condition of bearing fruit

  2. fruition(noun)

    enjoyment derived from use or possession

  3. realization, realisation, fruition(noun)

    something that is made real or concrete

    "the victory was the realization of a whole year's work"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fruition(noun)

    use or possession of anything, especially such as is accompanied with pleasure or satisfaction; pleasure derived from possession or use

  2. Origin: [OF. fruition, L. fruitio, enjoyment, fr. L. frui, p. p. fruitus, to use or enjoy. See Fruit, n.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Fruition

    frōō-ish′un, n. enjoyment: use or possession of anything, esp. accompanied with pleasure.—adj. Fru′itive, of or pertaining to fruition. [O. Fr. fruition—L. frui, to enjoy.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fruition in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fruition in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mark Twain:

    Our opinions do not really blossom into fruition until we have expressed them to someone else.

  2. François Fénelon:

    All earthly delights are sweeter in expectation than in enjoyment; but all spiritual pleasures more in fruition than in expectation.

  3. Richard Milhous Nixon:

    I had never expected that the China initiative would come to fruition in the form of a Ping-Pong team. (On first friendly overture by People's Republic of China)

  4. Spokeswoman Marianella Delabarrera:

    We appreciate his contribution to the successful year that we had in 2014, we're really looking forward to 2015 - we do see quite a few things coming to fruition.

  5. Millicent Carey McIntosh:

    There is no greater excitement than to support an intellectual wife and have her support you. Marriage is a partnership in which each inspires the other, and brings fruition to both of you.

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