Definition of Fulfil

1. Verb. Put in effect. "He actioned the operation"




2. Verb. Fill or meet a want or need.
Exact synonyms: Fill, Fulfill, Meet, Satisfy
Generic synonyms: Cater, Ply, Provide, Supply
Specialized synonyms: Answer, Appease, Quell, Stay, Feed On, Feed Upon, Allay, Assuage, Quench, Slake
Derivative terms: Fill, Fulfilment, Fulfillment, Satisfaction, Satisfactory, Satisfactory, Satisfier

3. Verb. Meet the requirements or expectations of.
Exact synonyms: Fulfill, Live Up To, Satisfy
Generic synonyms: Conform To, Fit, Meet
Specialized synonyms: Answer, Do, Serve, Suffice, Cover
Derivative terms: Fulfilment, Fulfillment, Satisfaction, Satisfactory, Satisfactory, Satisfier
Antonyms: Fall Short Of

Definition of Fulfil

1. Verb. (archaic) To fill up. ¹

2. Verb. To satisfy, carry out, bring to completion (an obligation, a requirement, etc.). ¹

3. Verb. To emotionally or artistically satisfy; to develop one's gifts to the fullest. ¹

4. Verb. To obey, follow, comply with (a rule, requirement etc.). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fulfil

1. to fulfill [v -FILLED, -FILLING, -FILS] - See also: fulfill

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Literary usage of Fulfil

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1. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"But though one cannot fulfil all the requirements of the case, we may fulfil sime by sacrificing others; that is to say, we may, for instance, ..."

2. Institutes of the Christian Religion by Jean Calvin (1844)
"THE NECESSITY OF CHRIST BECOMING MAN IN ORDER TO fulfil THE OFFICE OF MEDIATOR. IT was of great importance to our interests, that he, who was to be our ..."

3. Twenty-five Village Sermons by Charles Kingsley (1854)
"I say, then, Walk in the Spirit, and ye shall not fulfil the lusts of the flesh. For the flesh lusteth against the Spirit, aud the Spirit against the flesh, ..."

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