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, 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.

  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.

  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.

  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.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fulfillverb

    to fill up; to make full or complete

  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

  3. 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. Ari Freeman:

    I want the wizard phenomenon to continue, and I will totally fulfill that role, like a band needs a guitar player -- I'll be that guitar player.

  2. Mike Steenhoek:

    Everyone's coming up with contingency plans, the elevators and cooperatives, they have all these orders they're obligated to fulfill. ... They're worried about filling these orders.

  3. EMEASOBA GEORGE:

    Look here, your days here (on earth) are numbered. Yes, you heard me right as usual, your life can't and won't last forever. So, you've got to stop living your life as if you will live here (on earth) forever. I mean, endeavour to discover and fulfill your core purpose (your God-given destiny) for being here (on earth). For, indisputably your lifetime is limited, mark you. ~Emeasoba George.

  4. Jeb Bush:

    The first thing I saw was a TV ad of a guy that looked just like Paul Ryan ... that was pushing an elderly person off the cliff in a wheelchair. That's their response, i think a lot of people recognize that we need to make sure we fulfill the commitment to people that have already received the benefits, that are receiving the benefits. But that we need to figure out a way to phase out this program for others and move to a new system that allows them to have something, because they're not going to have anything.

  5. Postmaster General Megan Brennan:

    As Congress and the Administration take steps to support businesses and industries around the country, it is imperative that they also take action to shore up the finances of the The Postal Service, and enable us to continue to fulfill our indispensable role during the pandemic, and to play an effective role in the nation's economic recovery, we are at a critical juncture in the life of the The Postal Service.

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