over·​ful·​fill ˌō-vər-fu̇(l)-ˈfil How to pronounce overfulfill (audio)
 also  -fə(l)-
overfulfilled; overfulfilling

transitive verb

: to exceed requirements in fulfilling (something)
overfulfilled their production quota
overfulfillment noun
plural overfulfillments
bonuses paid for overfulfillment
overfulfillments of quotas

Word History

First Known Use

1934, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of overfulfill was in 1934

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Cite this Entry

“Overfulfill.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overfulfill. Accessed 21 Sep. 2023.

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