overfulfill

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

Definition of overfulfill

transitive verb

: to exceed requirements in fulfilling (something) overfulfilled their production quota

Other Words from overfulfill

overfulfillment \ ˌō-​vər-​fu̇(l)-​ˈfil-​mənt also  -​fə(l)-​ How to pronounce overfulfillment (audio) \ noun, plural overfulfillments
bonuses paid for overfulfillment overfulfillments of quotas

First Known Use of overfulfill

1934, in the meaning defined above

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“Overfulfill.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overfulfill. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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