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Definitions for fulfill
fʊlˈfɪlful·fill

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. carry through, accomplish, execute, carry out, action, fulfill, fulfilverb

    put in effect

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

  2. satisfy, fulfill, fulfil, live up toverb

    meet the requirements or expectations of

  3. meet, satisfy, fill, fulfill, fulfilverb

    fill or meet a want or need

Wiktionary

  1. fulfillverb

    To fill full; fill to the utmost capacity; fill up.

    My lady is positively fulfilled of grace.

    Etymology: From fulfillen, from fullfyllan, corresponding to .

  2. fulfillverb

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

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

    Etymology: From fulfillen, from fullfyllan, corresponding to .

  3. fulfillverb

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

    This is the most fulfilling work I've ever done.

    Etymology: From fulfillen, from fullfyllan, corresponding to .

  4. fulfillverb

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

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

    Etymology: From fulfillen, from fullfyllan, corresponding to .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fulfillverb

    to fill up; to make full or complete

    Etymology: [OE. fulfillen, fulfullen, AS. fulfyllan; ful full + fyllan to fill. See Full, a., and Fill, v. t.]

  2. Fulfillverb

    to accomplish or carry into effect, as an intention, promise, or prophecy, a desire, prayer, or requirement, etc.; to complete by performance; to answer the requisitions of; to bring to pass, as a purpose or design; to effectuate

    Etymology: [OE. fulfillen, fulfullen, AS. fulfyllan; ful full + fyllan to fill. See Full, a., and Fill, v. t.]

Editors Contribution

  1. fulfill

    To create as we agreed.

    To fulfill your goals is an amazing experience.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 27, 2020  

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fulfill in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fulfill in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of fulfill in a Sentence

  1. Rabbi Abraham Isaac HaCohen Kook:

    The good will is all — and all the talents are ways to fulfill it.

  2. The White House:

    President Obama reiterated the need for Russia to fulfill its commitments under the Minsk agreements, including the removal of all Russian troops and equipment from Ukrainian territory.

  3. Emeasoba George:

    You are the only one who can discover and fulfill your God-given destiny. Yes! because your destiny is as unique as you are (mark you). ~Emeasoba George

  4. Emeasoba George:

    No one has ever out ran the wind of destiny and no one will ever out run it. Yes! your destiny is meant to prevail over you by all means. Thus, duscover and fulfill your destiny.

  5. Uhuru Kenyatta:

    With our allies, we will continue in Somalia to fulfill our mission.

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