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01. She hopes to [fulfill] her dreams of becoming an actress one day.
02. They couldn't [fulfill] all the conditions by the due date, so the deal fell through.
03. She gets a feeling of [fulfillment] from doing volunteer work.
04. He [fulfilled] his dream of becoming a doctor, but then found the job too stressful.
05. Studying at Harvard has [fulfilled] one of my dreams.
06. I [fulfilled] my promise to treat him to dinner.
07. She finds her job working with mentally-handicapped children very [fulfilling], and would never consider doing any other kind of work.
08. Karen found her marriage to Richard quite [unfulfilling], and decided to get a divorce.
09. Tom Bradley once observed that the only thing that will stop you from [fulfilling] your dreams is you.
10. Television has never truly [fulfilled] its potential as a tool for learning.
11. Hilaire Belloc once said that we wander for distraction, but we travel for [fulfillment].
12. An Arab proverb notes that a promise is a cloud; [fulfillment] is the rain.
13. The promise of wealth from Azerbaijan's undeveloped petroleum resources remains largely [unfulfilled] due to widespread corruption in the country.
14. Vincent Van Gogh's inability to form [fulfilling] personal relationships manifested itself in the feelings of isolation illustrated by his paintings.
15. Bruce Springsteen sang, "An [unfulfilled] life makes a hard man."
16. In order to truly [fulfill] their potential, children need to be protected and nurtured.
17. In the fifteenth century, personal [fulfillment] through learning, public service and accomplishment motivated the individual lives and social contacts of the people of Europe.

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  • Fulfill — Ful*fill , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Fulfilled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Fulfilling}.] [OE. fulfillen, fulfullen, AS. fulfyllan; ful full + fyllan to fill. See {Full}, a., and {Fill}, v. t.] [Written also {fulfil.}] 1. To fill up; to make full or complete.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fulfill — [fool fil′] vt. fulfilled, fulfilling [ME fulfillen < OE fullfyllan: a pleonasm: see FULL1 & FILL] 1. to carry out (something promised, desired, predicted, etc.); cause to be or happen 2. to do (something required); obey 3. to satisfy (a… …   English World dictionary

  • fulfill — I verb abide by, accomplish, achieve, adhere to, answer, be faithful to, be sufficient, bring about, bring to completion, bring to pass, carry into effect, complete, comply with, consummate, discharge, do, effect, effectuate, efficere, execute,… …   Law dictionary

  • fulfill — UK US /fʊlˈfɪl/ verb [T] US ► FULFIL(Cf. ↑fulfil) …   Financial and business terms

  • fulfill — (v.) O.E. fullfyllan fill up, make full, from full + fyllan (see FILL (Cf. fill), which is ultimately from the root of full). Used early of prophecy and perhaps a translation of L. implere, adimplere. Related: Fulfilled; fulfilling …   Etymology dictionary

  • fulfill — 1 effect, achieve, accomplish, execute, *perform, discharge Analogous words: *enforce, implement: compass, attain, *reach, gain: *realize, actualize: finish, complete (see CLOSE) Antonyms: frustrate: fail (in) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • fulfill — [v] bring to completion accomplish, achieve, answer, be just the ticket*, carry out, comply with, conclude, conform, discharge, do, effect, effectuate, execute, fill, fill the bill*, finish, hit the bull’s eye*, implement, keep, make it*, make… …   New thesaurus

  • fulfill — ful|fill [ ful fıl ] verb transitive ** 1. ) to do a particular job or have a particular purpose: fulfill a function/role/purpose: The church fulfills an important role in this town. We know which part of the human brain fulfills this function. a …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • fulfill — ful•fill or ful•fil [[t]fʊlˈfɪl[/t]] v. t. 1) to carry out, or bring to realization, as a prophecy or promise 2) to perform or do, as duty; obey or follow, as commands 3) to satisfy (requirements, obligations, etc.): to fulfill a long felt… …   From formal English to slang

  • fulfill — fulfiller, n. /fool fil /, v.t. 1. to carry out, or bring to realization, as a prophecy or promise. 2. to perform or do, as duty; obey or follow, as commands. 3. to satisfy (requirements, obligations, etc.): a book that fulfills a long felt need …   Universalium