Notebook, 1993-



To meet, fill, finish, bring to an end . . . . Completion, Realization, Development [of potential] . . . . Satisfaction, Promise, Accomplishment, Achievement, Execution, Discharge . . . .

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Fulfillment n. 1. the act of fulfilling. 2. the state or quality of being fulfilled; completion; realization.

Fulfill v.t. 1. to carry out, or bring to realization, as a prophecy, promise, etc. 2. to perform or do, as duty; obey or follow, as commands. 3. to satisfy [requirements, obligations, etc.]. 4. to bring to an end; finish or complete, as a period of time. 5. to develop the full potential of [usually used reflexibly]. 6. Archaic. to fill. -Syn. 1. accomplish, achieve, realize. 2. execute, discharage. 3. meet, fill. [Urdang, Laurence, ed. Random House Dictionary of The English Language. New York: Random House, 1968.]



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