IWVPA Club Theme Project

April 2008: FULFILMENT


noun: the act of consummating something (a desire or promise etc)
noun: a feeling of satisfaction at having achieved your desires



Main Entry: ful•fill
Variant(s): or ful•fil /fu(l)-’fil also f&(l)-/
Function: transitive verb
Inflected Form(s): ful•filled; ful•fill•ing
Etymology: Middle English fulfillen, from Old English fullfyllan, from full + fyllan to fill

  • archaic : to make full : FILL <her subtle, warm, and golden breath… fulfills him with beatitude – –Alfred Tennyson>
  • to put into effect: EXECUTE
  • to meet the requirements of (a business order)
  • to bring to an end
  • to measure up to: SATISFY
  • to convert into reality
  • to develop the full potentialities of

Synonym see PERFORM
ful•fill•er noun
ful•fill•ment or ful•fil•ment: noun