Definitions for fulfil

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word fulfil

Princeton's WordNet

  1. carry through, accomplish, execute, carry out, action, fulfill, fulfil(verb)

    put in effect

    "carry out a task"; "execute the decision of the people"; "He actioned the operation"

  2. meet, satisfy, fill, fulfill, fulfil(verb)

    fill or meet a want or need

  3. satisfy, fulfill, fulfil, live up to(verb)

    meet the requirements or expectations of

Wiktionary

  1. fulfil(Verb)

    To fill up.

    My lady is positively fulfilled of grace.

  2. fulfil(Verb)

    To satisfy, carry out, bring to completion (an obligation, a requirement, etc.).

    You made a promise, son, and now you must fulfill it.

  3. fulfil(Verb)

    To emotionally or artistically satisfy; to develop one's gifts to the fullest.

    This job fulfils me in a way my last one never did.

  4. fulfil(Verb)

    To obey, follow, comply with (a rule, requirement etc.).

    Unfortunately, you don't fulfill the criteria for extra grants at the present time.

  5. Origin: Late fullfyllan, corresponding to full + fill.

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'fulfil' in Verbs Frequency: #613

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban:

    Hungary did everything to fulfil regulations, don't criticise Hungary for doing what is compulsory.

  2. Randolph:

    First think, and if thy thoughts approve thy will, Then speak, and after, what thou speak?st fulfil.

  3. Hassan Rouhani:

    I ask the Saudi Arabian government to take the responsibility of this catastrophe and fulfil its legal and Islamic duties in this regard.

  4. Vikrant Parsai:

    Never expect anything from those who don’t love and care about you and those who really do will already fulfil your expectations before you wish.

  5. Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble:

    I ask you all to vote for this request today. The government didn’t submit the request easily, it's a last attempt to fulfil this extraordinarily difficult task.

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