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fulfill

verb
variants: or

fulfil

Synonyms and Antonyms of fulfill

  1. 1 to do what is required by the terms of the football player must remain with the team one more year to fulfill his contract Synonyms of fulfill answer, complete, comply (with), fill, keep, meet, redeem, satisfy Words Related to fulfill conclude, consummate, finalize, finish, perfect; accomplish, achieve, bring about, bring off, carry out, effect; commit, compass, discharge, execute, follow through (with), make, perform Phrases abide by, make good (or make good on) Near Antonyms of fulfill default (on); disregard, forget, ignore, neglect, overlook, overpass, pass over, slight Antonyms of fulfill breach, break, transgress, violate

  2. 2 to carry through (as a process) to completion you have fulfilled your duties most admirably Synonyms of fulfill accomplish, achieve, bring off, carry off, carry out, commit, compass, do, execute, follow through (with), perform (or fulfil), make, negotiate, perpetrate, prosecute, pull off, put throughWords Related to fulfill bring about, effect, effectuate, implement; ace, nail; engage (in), practice (also practise); work (at); reduplicate, reenact, repeat; actualize, attain, realize; complete, end, finish, wind upNear Antonyms of fulfill fail; skimp, slight, slur

Synonym Discussion of fulfill

perform, execute, discharge, accomplish, achieve, effect, fulfill mean to carry out or into effect. perform implies action that follows established patterns or procedures or fulfills agreed-upon requirements and often connotes special skill.
    • performed gymnastics
execute stresses the carrying out of what exists in plan or in intent.
    • executed the hit-and-run
discharge implies execution and completion of appointed duties or tasks.
    • discharged his duties
accomplish stresses the successful completion of a process rather than the means of carrying it out.
    • accomplished everything they set out to do
achieve adds to accomplish the implication of conquered difficulties.
    • achieve greatness
effect adds to achieve an emphasis on the inherent force in the agent capable of surmounting obstacles.
    • effected sweeping reforms
fulfill implies a complete realization of ends or possibilities.
    • fulfilled their ambitions


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