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also ful·fil  (fo͝ol-fĭl′)
tr.v. ful·filled, ful·fill·ing, ful·fills also ful·fils
1. To bring into actuality; effect or make real: fulfilled their promises; fulfilled her dream.
2. To do, perform, or obey (a task or order, for example); carry out.
3. To meet (a requirement or condition); satisfy. See Synonyms at satisfy.

[Middle English fulfillen, from Old English fullfyllan : full, full; see full1 + fyllan, to fill; see fill.]

ful·fill′er n.
ful·fill′ment, ful·fil′ment n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fulfilment - a feeling of satisfaction at having achieved your desires
satisfaction - the contentment one feels when one has fulfilled a desire, need, or expectation; "the chef tasted the sauce with great satisfaction"
2.fulfilment - the act of consummating something (a desire or promise etc)
consummation - the act of bringing to completion or fruition
self-fulfillment, self-realisation, self-realization - the fulfillment of your capacities


noun achievement, effecting, implementation, carrying out or through, end, crowning, discharge, discharging, completion, perfection, accomplishment, realization, attainment, observance, consummation I will allow no hesitation in the fulfilment of the reforms.


also fulfilment
The condition of being fulfilled:
إنْجاز، تَنْفيذ، تَحْقيق
uppfylling, efnd; fullnæging
tatminyerine getirme


fulfillment (US) [fʊlˈfɪl>mənt] N
1. [of duty, promise, order] → cumplimiento m
2. [of condition, requirement, need] → satisfacción f
3. [of ambition, potential] → realización f
4. (= satisfied feeling) → realización f, satisfacción f


fulfillment [fʊlˈfɪlmənt] n [wish, dream] → réalisation f
(= satisfaction) → épanouissement f
a great sense of fulfilment → un grand sentiment d'épanouissement
[promise] → réalisation f
in fulfilment of a promise → pour tenir une promesse


, (US) fulfillment
nErfüllung f; to bring something to fulfilmentetw zur Erfüllung bringen; to come to fulfilmentin Erfüllung gehen; (life’s work)seine Erfüllung finden; to lead to the fulfilment of somethingetw in Erfüllung gehen lassen


fulfillment (Am) [fʊlˈfɪlmənt] n (see vb) → compimento, mantenimento, realizzazione f, soddisfazione f, appagamento, esecuzione f
sense of fulfilment → soddisfazione


(fulˈfil) verbpast tense, past participle fulˈfilled
1. to carry out or perform (a task, promise etc). He always fulfils his promises.
2. to satisfy (requirements). He fulfilled all the requirements for the job.
fulˈfilled adjective
(of a person) satisfied, having achieved everything he or she needs to have and to do. With her family and her career, she is a very fulfilled person.
fulˈfilment noun
fulfil begins with ful- (not full-) and ends with -fil (not -fill); the past tense is fulfilled and present participle fulfilling.
References in classic literature ?
The fashion of delving out fulfillments of prophecy where that prophecy consists of mere "ifs," trenches upon the absurd.
You KNOW I'd rather be your wife in our house of dreams and fulfillment than a queen in a palace.
Is this," said the Eagle, "the faithful fulfillment of your promise to me?
These are interpreted by the superstitious Indians into warnings that strangers are at hand; and one accidental coincidence, like the chance fulfillment of an almanac prediction, is sufficient to cover a thousand failures.