verb (used with object), ful·filled, ful·fil·ling.
verb (used with object)
Origin of fulfill
Synonyms for fulfill
Examples from the Web for fulfilled
Contemporary Examples of fulfilled
However there is little doubt that Harry has felt at his most happy and fulfilled when he has been active in his army life.Can Harry Bury the Party Prince?
December 2, 2014
He was also reluctant to reverse the full pullout of combat forces in Iraq, which fulfilled a key campaign promise.After Underestimating ISIS, Obama Scrambles for Plan to Defeat Them
August 9, 2014
I think people are born to do these type of things, they need these thrills to be fulfilled in life.The High-Flying Secrets of BASE Jumpers
August 4, 2014
It was really about all the things we then fulfilled in the movie.‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Filmmaker James Gunn on His Glorious Space Opera and Rise to the A-List
August 3, 2014
He was highly esteemed in the fashion world, but his real vocation was fulfilled in the evening hours.When Downtown Was Cool: Mario Batali, Simon Doonan, Wynton Marsalis Remember the Good Old Days
The Daily Beast
April 10, 2014
Historical Examples of fulfilled
"Like master, like man" was a proverb which he saw daily fulfilled.The Raid From Beausejour; And How The Carter Boys Lifted The Mortgage
Charles G. D. Roberts
This latter condition can be fulfilled by the employment of electro-magnets.
For every expectation that he fulfilled there was another that he destroyed.De Profundis
For the predictions of Lamachus had been fulfilled to the letter.Stories from Thucydides
H. L. Havell
All the hopes of friendship are fulfilled: may all the hopes of love be accomplished!Tales And Novels, Volume 4 (of 10)
verb -fils or US -fills, -filling or -filled (tr)
Word Origin for fulfil
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.
see fulfill. Related: fulfilment.