Fulfill meaning

fo͝ol-fĭl
To carry out (something promised, desired, predicted, etc.); cause to be or happen.
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To satisfy, carry out, bring to completion (an obligation, a requirement, etc.).

You made a promise, son, and now you must fulfill it.

What rôle does the wax in your earhole fulfill?

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(archaic) To fill full; fill to the utmost capacity; fill up.

My lady is positively fulfilled of grace.

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To fulfill is defined as to finish a task or agreement.

An example of to fulfill is to complete an order for a customer.

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To do (something required); obey.
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To emotionally or artistically satisfy; to develop one's gifts to the fullest.

This is the most fulfilling work I've ever done.

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

Unfortunately, you don't fulfill the criteria for extra grants at the present time.

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To fulfill means to make someone happy and content.

An example of to fulfill is to take someone on a vacation they always dreamed of taking.

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To bring into actuality; effect or make real.

Fulfilled their promises; fulfilled her dream.

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To do, perform, or obey (a task or order, for example); carry out.
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To meet (a requirement or condition); satisfy.
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To satisfy (a condition) or answer (a purpose)
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fulfill oneself
  • to realize completely one's ambitions, potentialities, etc.
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

fulfill oneself

Origin of fulfill

  • Middle English fulfillen from Old English fullfyllan full full full1 fyllan to fill fill

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English fulfillen, from Old English fullfyllan (“to fill full”), corresponding to full- +‎ fill.

    From Wiktionary