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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 ?
All present now recollected the prediction of the Indian at daybreak, and were struck with what appeared to be its fulfilment.
In returning the extracts sent with it, he will refrain from mentioning any personal objection which he may entertain to this species of literature, and will merely say that the proposed additions to the manuscript are not necessary to the fulfilment of the purpose that he has in view.
When we arrive at the summit of our wishes, success has usually the power to drive away sleep on the first night after the fulfilment of long cherished hopes.
That road open to enterprise and courage invites the explorer of coasts to new efforts towards the fulfilment of great expectations.
The emphasis on the history of thought also seemed to me very timely; and the number of important works promised for the Library in the very near future augur well for the continued fulfilment, in this and other ways, of the expectations of the original editor.