What does fulfil mean?

Definitions for fulfil
ful·fil

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

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.

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.]

Editors Contribution

  1. fulfil

    Put in effect.

    They did fulfil their necessary paperwork for their wedding together.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 26, 2020  

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British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

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

How to pronounce fulfil?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say fulfil in sign language?

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Numerology

  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

Examples of fulfil in a Sentence

  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. Herbert Diess:

    We will only build vehicles in Wolfsburg after the (July 7-27) works holiday that fulfil the new standards.

  4. AiR Atman in Ravi:

    If we Live but don’t know WHY, then this life, that was a gift, Won’t Fulfil the Purpose, but will just drift.

  5. Edward Moya:

    Expectations are growing that ... China will be able to fulfil their goal of doubling GDP and incomes in the decade to 2020.

Images & Illustrations of fulfil

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