verb (used with object), ful·filled, ful·fil·ling.
verb (used with object)
Origin of fulfill
Synonyms for fulfill
Examples from the Web for fulfil
Contemporary Examples of fulfil
Historical Examples of fulfil
Heaven knows how anxiously I sought to fulfil that solemn vow!Night and Morning, Complete
A bargain's a bargain, and, having made the bargain, of course it is your own look-out that you fulfil it.The Channings
Mrs. Henry Wood
Some day you will have to fulfil your promise of taking me over the works.Roden's Corner
Henry Seton Merriman
You have not applied to me yet to fulfil my offer, which I think was a very fair one.'A Woman Intervenes
She did not seem at all to fulfil the promise of her childhood.Wilfrid Cumbermede
verb -fils or US -fills, -filling or -filled (tr)
Word Origin for fulfil
see fulfill. Related: fulfilment.
Old English fullfyllan "fill up, make full," from full + fyllan (see fill, which is ultimately from the root of full). Used early of prophecy and perhaps a translation of Latin implere, adimplere. Related: Fulfilled; fulfilling.