- IPA: /fʊlˈfɪl/, /fəˈfɪl/
fulfill (fulfills, present participle fulfilling; past and past participle fulfilled) (American spelling)
- To satisfy, carry out, bring to completion (an obligation, a requirement, etc.).
- You made a promise, son, and now you must fulfill it.
- To emotionally or artistically satisfy; to develop one's gifts to the fullest.
- This is the most fulfilling work I've ever done.
- To obey, follow, comply with (a rule, requirement etc.).
- Unfortunately, you don't fulfill the criteria for extra grants at the present time.
- (archaic) To fill full; fill to the utmost capacity; fill up.
- My lady is positively fulfilled of grace.
- 1870, James Thomson, The City of Dreadful Night
- The silence which benumbs or strains the sense
- Fulfils with awe the soul's despair unweeping
- French: combler, satisfaire
- German: erfüllen, einhalten
- Italian: completare
- Portuguese: realizar, cumprir
- Russian: исполня́ть
- Spanish: cumplir
- German: erfüllen
- Italian: soddisfare
- Portuguese: realizar, satisfazer
- Russian: выполня́ть
- Spanish: realizar, satisfacer