What does fulfil mean?

Definitions for fulfil

Here are all the 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


  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Fulfil

    fool-fil′, v.t. to complete: to accomplish: to carry into effect:—pr.p. fulfil′ling; pa.p. fulfilled′.ns. Fulfil′ler; Fulfil′ling, Fulfil′ment, full performance: completion: accomplishment. [A.S. fullfyllanfull, full, fyllan, to fill.]

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British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

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


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fulfil in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fulfil in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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