What does fulfill mean?

Definitions for fulfill
fʊlˈfɪlful·fill

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

    meet the requirements or expectations of

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

    fill or meet a want or need

Wiktionary

  1. fulfill(Verb)

    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. fulfill(Verb)

    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. fulfill(Verb)

    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. fulfill(Verb)

    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. Fulfill(verb)

    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. Fulfill(verb)

    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. Emeasoba George:

    Until you discover and fulfill your God-given destiny. Life is likely to go hard with you i.e. life is probable to turn out to your disadvantage.

  2. Graz Professor Thomas Schmikl:

    Seeing those murky waters, I always wondered how it would look from underneath the surface. So it is also a bit of a wish that I had as a child that I can now fulfill.

  3. Phil Berger:

    His zeal for pandering for the extreme left's money and agenda in his race for governor is making it impossible for him to fulfill his duties as attorney general.

  4. Vladimir Putin:

    Our predecessors understood the significance of this bridge ... and tried to complete this project a long time ago, let's hope we can fulfill this historical mission.

  5. Steve Warren:

    We’re confident the Air Force will do everything it needs to do to fulfill its Title 10 requirements.

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