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Definition 1: fill, satisfy or meet a want or need or condtion ro restriction - [verb of consumption]

Samples where fulfil or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • does this paper meet the requirements for the degree?
  • This job doesn't match my dreams
  • meet a need

Synonyms for fulfil in the sense of this definition

(fulfil is a kind of ...) give what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance

"The hostess provided lunch for all the guests"

(... is a kind of fulfil ) be satisfactory for; meet the requirements of or serve the purpose of

"This may answer her needs"

(... is a kind of fulfil ) overcome or allay

"quell my hunger"

(... is a kind of fulfil ) satisfy in a limited way

"He contented himself with one glass of beer per day"

(... is a kind of fulfil ) be sustained by

"He fed on the great ideas of her mentor"

(... is a kind of fulfil ) satisfy (thirst)

"The cold water quenched his thirst"

(... is a kind of fulfil ) be what is needed or be good enough for what is required

"Does this restaurant fit the bill for the celebration?"

(... is a kind of fulfil ) meet the requirements or expectations of

(... is a kind of fulfil ) be agreeable or acceptable to

"This suits my needs"

Definition 2: put in effect - [verb of creation]

Samples where fulfil or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • carry out a task
  • execute the decision of the people
  • He actioned the operation

Synonyms for fulfil in the sense of this definition

(fulfil is a kind of ...) come or bring to a finish or an end

"He finished the dishes" "She completed the requirements for her Master's Degree" "The fastest runner finished the race in just over 2 hours; others finished in over 4 hours"

(fulfil is a kind of ...) produce

"The scientists set up a shock wave"

(... is a kind of fulfil ) to bring (a necessary but unpleasant task) to an end

"Let's get this job over with" "It's a question of getting over an unpleasant task"

(... is a kind of fulfil ) carry out

"run an errand"

(... is a kind of fulfil ) make perfect; bring to perfection

(... is a kind of fulfil ) fulfill sexually

"consummate a marriage"

(... is a kind of fulfil ) get (something) done

"I did my job"

(... is a kind of fulfil ) complete or carry out

"discharge one's duties"

(fulfil has a similar meaning as ...) pursue to a conclusion or bring to a successful issue

"Did he go through with the treatment?" "He implemented a new economic plan" "She followed up his recommendations with a written proposal"

Definition 3: meet the requirements or expectations of - [verb of stative]

Synonyms for fulfil in the sense of this definition

(fulfil is a kind of ...) fill, satisfy or meet a want or need or condtion ro restriction

"does this paper meet the requirements for the degree?" "This job doesn't match my dreams" "meet a need"

(... is a kind of fulfil ) be sufficient; be adequate, either in quality or quantity

"A few words would answer" "This car suits my purpose well" "Will $100 do?" "A `B' grade doesn't suffice to get me into medical school" "Nothing else will serve"

(... is a kind of fulfil ) provide for

"The grant doesn't cover my salary"

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