fulfill fulfill  /fʊl ˈfɪl/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) put in effect
  2. (v) meet the requirements or expectations of
  3. (v) fill or meet a want or need

Usage(s):

  1. Hugh Hefner tells how he created an identity in order to fulfill his dreams.
  2. Finally, we will fulfill our responsibility to those who serve by keeping our promises to our people.
  3. We can fulfill our responsibility for maintaining the security of our own country only by exercising our power and our influence to achieve the principles in which we believe.

News

  1. Do Parents Try To Fulfill Broken Dreams Through Their Kids?

    Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study in the journal PLOS ONE has reached the same conclusion that many of us have intuited after watching the reality show “Toddlers and Tiaras”: some parents see their children as a means for fulfilling their own unrealized ambitions or desires. "Right from the beginning of psychology, there have been theories that parents transfer ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: redOrbit

  2. Football coach who emerged as hero amid Ohio school shooting lands on cover of Sports Illustrated

    Sports Illustrated helped fulfill a lifelong dream of an Ohio football coach who emerged as a hero during a high school shooting that left three students dead last year, sharing his inspirational story on the cover of this week's magazine. … Continue reading ?
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Prep Rally via Yahoo! Sports

  3. Russia to Fulfill Syria Missile System Contract

    Russia says it will fulfill S-300 missile system contract with Syria        
    on June 20, 2013     Source: ABC News

Quotes

  1. "It's time for those banks to fulfill their responsibility to help ensure a wider recovery, a more secure system, and more broadly shared prosperity," Obama said in his weekly radio address, his latest plea for banks to do more for the larger...
    on Oct 24, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Washington Post

  2. (CNSNews.com) - "We will trust you only to the extent that you fulfill your promises," President Bush warned North Korea on Thursday.
    on Jun 26, 2008 By: President Bush Source: CNSNews.com

  3. "To be sure, neither I nor the company is perfect," Hayward said. "But we are unwavering in our commitment to fulfill all our responsibilities."
    on Jun 16, 2010 By: Tony Hayward Source: The Associated Press

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