Fulfil

  • 1 fulfil — ful‧fil [fʊlˈfɪl] , fulfill verb fulfilled PTandPP fulfilling PRESPART [transitive] 1. if a hope, promise etc is fulfilled, the thing that you had hoped for, promised etc happens or is done …

    Financial and business terms

  • 2 fulfil — (US fulfill) ► VERB (fulfilled, fulfilling) 1) achieve or realize (something desired, promised, or predicted). 2) satisfy or meet (a requirement or condition). 3) (fulfil oneself) gain happiness or satisfaction by fully achieving one s potential …

    English terms dictionary

  • 3 fulfil — see FULFILL (Cf. fulfill). Related: fulfilment …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 fulfil — is the BrE spelling; in AmE it alternates with fulfill. The inflections in both varieties are fulfilled, fulfilling …

    Modern English usage

  • 5 fulfil */*/ — UK [fʊlˈfɪl] / US verb [transitive] Word forms fulfil : present tense I/you/we/they fulfil he/she/it fulfils present participle fulfilling past tense fulfilled past participle fulfilled Get it right: fulfil: The verb fulfil has only one l in the… …

    English dictionary

  • 6 fulfil — ful|fil W3S3 BrE fulfill AmE [fulˈfıl] v past tense and past participle fulfilled present participle fulfilling [T] [: Old English; Origin: fullfyllan] 1.) if you fulfil a hope, wish, or aim, you achieve the thing that you hoped for, wished for… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 7 fulfil — BrE, fulfill AmE /fUl fIl/ verb (T) 1 if a hope, promise, wish etc is fulfilled, the thing that you had hoped, promised, wanted etc happens or is done: Visiting Disneyland has fulfilled a boyhood dream. | Eisenhower finally fulfilled his election …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 8 fulfil — (BrE) (AmE fulfill) verb ADVERB ▪ really ▪ completely ▪ not quite ▪ The movie doesn t quite fulfil its promise. ▪ Turkey is a market th …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 9 fulfil — [[t]fʊlfɪ̱l[/t]] ♦♦♦ fulfils, fulfilling, fulfilled (in AM and sometimes in BRIT, use fulfill, fulfills) 1) VERB If you fulfil something such as a promise, dream, or hope, you do what you said or hoped you would do. [V n] President Kaunda… …

    English dictionary

  • 10 fulfil — [fʊlˈfɪl] verb [T] 1) to do a particular job, or to have a particular purpose The bus really fulfils a need for this community.[/ex] The sports centre fulfils a necessary role in this town.[/ex] 2) to reach a particular standard or have the… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 11 fulfil — proclamation (Mark 1:15) that ‘the time is fulfilled’ means that the time appointed by God has now arrived, and Paul expresses the same idea: ‘when the fulness of time had come’ (Gal. 4:4). The gospel of Matt. frequently observes that an event… …

    Dictionary of the Bible

  • 12 fulfil — /fυl fɪl/ verb to complete something in a satisfactory way ● The clause regarding payments has not been fulfilled. (NOTE: the American spelling is fulfill) ♦ to fulfil an order to supply the items which have been ordered ● We are so understaffed… …

    Marketing dictionary in english

  • 13 fulfil — /fυl fɪl/ verb to complete something in a satisfactory way ● The clause regarding payments has not been fulfilled. (NOTE: The US spelling is fulfill.) ♦ to fulfil an order to supply the items which have been ordered ● We are so understaffed that… …

    Dictionary of banking and finance

  • 14 fulfil — Fulfill 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… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 15 fulfil — verb /fʊlˈfɪl/ a) To fill up. My lady is positively fulfilled of grace. b) To satisfy, carry out, bring to completion (an obligation, a requirement, etc.). You made a promise, son, and now you must fulfil it …

    Wiktionary

  • 16 fulfil — ful·fill || fÊŠl fɪl v. gratify, satisfy; execute, realize, bring into being, make a reality; accomplish; complete (also fulfil) …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 17 fulfil — (US fulfill) verb (fulfils, fulfilling, fulfilled) 1》 achieve or realize (something desired, promised, or predicted).     ↘(fulfil oneself) gain happiness or satisfaction by fully achieving one s potential. 2》 satisfy or meet (a requirement or… …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 18 fulfil — verb 1) he fulfilled a lifelong ambition Syn: achieve, attain, realize, make happen, succeed in, bring to completion, bring to fruition, satisfy 2) she failed to fulfil her duties Syn: carry out, perform …

    Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • 19 fulfil — /fʊlˈfɪl / (say fool fil) verb (t) (fulfilled, fulfilling) 1. to carry out, or bring to consummation, as a prophecy, promise, etc. 2. to perform or do, as duty; obey or follow, as commands. 3. to satisfy (requirements, etc.) 4. to bring to an end …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 20 fulfil — v.tr. (US fulfill) (fulfilled, fulfilling) 1 bring to consummation, carry out (a prophecy or promise). 2 satisfy (a desire or prayer). 3 a execute, obey (a command or law). b perform, carry out (a task). 4 comply with (conditions). 5 answer (a… …

    Useful english dictionary


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