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fulfil

  
,   (U.S.)   fulfill  
      vb   , -fils  
     (U.S.)   , -fills, -filling, -filled   tr  
1    to bring about the completion or achievement of (a desire, promise, etc.)  
2    to carry out or execute (a request, etc.)  
3    to conform with or satisfy (regulations, demands, etc.)  
4    to finish or reach the end of  
he fulfilled his prison sentence     
5    fulfil oneself          to achieve one's potential or desires  
     (Old English fulfyllan)  
  fulfiller      n  
  fulfilment     (U.S.)  
  fulfillment      n  
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fulfil   ,   (U.S.)   fulfill  
      vb   , -fils  
     (U.S.)   , -fills, -filling, -filled   tr  
1    to bring about the completion or achievement of (a desire, promise, etc.)  
2    to carry out or execute (a request, etc.)  
3    to conform with or satisfy (regulations, demands, etc.)  
4    to finish or reach the end of  
he fulfilled his prison sentence     
5    fulfil oneself   to achieve one's potential or desires  
     (Old English fulfyllan)  
  fulfiller      n  
  fulfilment     (U.S.)  
  fulfillment      n  

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fulfil

  
  
accomplish, achieve, answer, bring to completion, carry out, complete, comply with, conclude, conform to, discharge, effect, execute, fill, finish, keep, meet, obey, observe, perfect, perform, realise, satisfy  
  
Antonyms     
   disappoint, dissatisfy, fail in, fail to meet, fall short of, neglect  

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Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
exp.
be consumed by an emotion; experience an intense feeling
be beside oneself with joy/ grief/ anger etc.
exp.
do something which puts you in a very difficult situation and limits the way that you can act
v.
utter a soliloquy ; talk to oneself
exp.
have a great time; enjoy oneself
exp.
to be unable to think for oneself
used in a condescending way
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