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Meaning of FULFILL

Pronunciation:  fûl'fil

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  fill or meet a want or need
  2. [v]  bring to execution; "carry out a task"; "carry out the surgery"
  3. [v]  fulfil the requirements or expectations of
 

FULFILL is a 7 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: accomplish, carry out, carry through, execute, fill, fulfil, fulfil, fulfil, live up to, meet, satisfy, satisfy
 
 Antonyms: fall short of
 
 See Also: allay, answer, answer, appease, assuage, bring about, cater, complete, conform to, consummate, cover, do, do, effect, effectuate, feed on, feed upon, finish, fit, get over, meet, perfect, perform, ply, provide, quell, quench, run, serve, set up, slake, stay, suffice, supply

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ful*fill"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Fulfilled}; p. pr. &
vb. n. {Fulfilling}.] [OE. fulfillen, fulfullen, AS.
fulfyllan; ful full + fyllan to fill. See {Full}, a., and
{Fill}, v. t.] [Written also {fulfil.}]
1. To fill up; to make full or complete. [>Obs.] ``Fulfill
   her week'' --Gen. xxix. 27.

         Suffer thou that the children be fulfilled first,
         for it is not good to take the bread of children and
         give to hounds.                       --Wyclif (Mark
                                               vii. 27).

2. 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.

         He will, fulfill the desire of them fear him. --Ps.
                                               cxlv. 199.

         Here Nature seems fulfilled in all her ends.
                                               --Milton.

         Servants must their masters' minds fulfill. --Shak.

 
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