What does fulfill mean?

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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


  1. fulfill(Verb)

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

    My lady is positively fulfilled of grace.

  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.

  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.

  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.

  5. Origin: From fulfillen, from fullfyllan, corresponding to .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fulfill(verb)

    to fill up; to make full or complete

  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

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

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  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. Mother Teresa:

    Life is a promise fulfill it.

  2. Siddharth Astir:

    Our only purpose in life is to fulfill our potential.

  3. George Eliot:

    The reward of one duty is the power to fulfill another.

  4. Daimler Chief Executive Dieter Zetsche:

    Subsidies could only fulfill a bridging function anyway.

  5. Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk:

    If you (Russia) want peace - fulfill the Minsk agreement.

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