HyperDic: fulfill

English > 3 senses of the word fulfill:
VERBcreationfulfill, carry through, accomplish, execute, carry out, action, fulfilput in effect
stativefulfill, satisfy, fulfil, live up tomeet the requirements or expectations of
consumptionfulfill, fit, conform to, meet, satisfy, fill, fulfilfill or meet a want or need
fulfill > pronunciation
Soundsfuhlfih'l
RhymesAdvil ... zill: 103 rhymes with ihl...
English > fulfill: 3 senses > verb 1, creation
Meaningput in effect.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymscarry through, accomplish, execute, carry out, action, fulfil
Narrowerconsummatemake perfect
consummatefulfill sexually
dispatch, discharge, completecomplete or carry out
do, performGet (something) done
get overTo bring (a necessary but unpleasant task) to an end
runcarry out
Broadercomplete, finishCome or bring to a finish or an end / end
effect, effectuate, set upproduce
Similar tofollow through, follow up, follow out, carry out, implement, put through, go through withpursue to a conclusion or bring to a successful issue
Spanishcompletar, cumplir, ejecutar, llevar a término, realizar
Catalancompletar, complir, executar, portar a terme
Nounsfulfillmentthe act of consummating something (a desire or promise etc)
English > fulfill: 3 senses > verb 2, stative
MeaningMeet the requirements or expectations of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymssatisfy, fulfil, live up to
NarrowercoverProvide for
suffice, do, answer, serveBe sufficient
Broaderfit, conform to, meet, satisfy, fill, fulfill, fulfilFill or meet a want or need
Oppositefall short offail to satisfy, as of expectations, for example
Spanishcumplir, realizar, satisfacer
Nounsfulfillmentthe act of consummating something (a desire or promise etc)
English > fulfill: 3 senses > verb 3, consumption
MeaningFill or meet a want or need.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsfit, conform to, meet, satisfy, fill, fulfil
NarroweranswerBe satisfactory for
contentsatisfy in a limited way
feed on, feed uponBe sustained by
fit the bill, fill the billBe what is needed or be good enough for what is required
quell, stay, appeaseOvercome or allay
quench, slake, allay, assuagesatisfy (thirst)
satisfy, fulfill, fulfil, live up toMeet the requirements or expectations of
suit, accommodate, fitBe agreeable or acceptable to
Broaderprovide, supply, ply, caterGive what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance
Spanishajustar, copar, corresponder, encajar, satisfacer
Catalancopar, satisfer
Nounsfulfillmenta feeling of satisfaction at having achieved your desires

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