Definition of Fulfill

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




2. Verb. Meet the requirements or expectations of.
Exact synonyms: Fulfil, 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

3. Verb. Fill or meet a want or need.
Exact synonyms: Fill, Fulfil, 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

Definition of Fulfill

1. v. t. To fill up; to make full or complete.

Definition of Fulfill

1. Verb. (archaic) To fill full; fill to the utmost capacity; 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 Fulfill

1. to bring about the accomplishment of [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Fulfill

fukalite
fukinane
fukuchilite
fukuchilites
fukusa
fulbe
fulciment
fulciments
fulcra
fulcrate
fulcrum line
fulcrums
fule
fulfil
fulfill (current term)
fulfillable
fulfilled
fulfiller
fulfillers
fulfilleth
fulfilling
fulfillment
fulfillments
fulfills
fulfilment
fulfilments
fulfils
fulgency
fulgent

Literary usage of Fulfill

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"... or cold, whene'er The God so bade, and toil was nigh fulfill'd. Then brass eterne upon the fire he cast, Silver, and tin, and precious gold, ..."

2. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1885)
"That was their agreement, and they had adequate funds belonging to the ship to fulfill their agreement. The law must imply that that which they were bound ..."

3. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"S. accomplish, crown, complete, consummate, fulfill, do, execute, round (esp. with "out"). Antonyms: see BEGIN. finish. ». г. 1. conclude, end;—in the sense ..."

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