[ verb ] put in effect
"carry out a task" "execute the decision of the people" "He actioned the operation"
Used in print(The Christian Science Monitor,...)
The remainder of the cast fulfilled its assignments no more_than satisfactorily just as the old production and limited stage_direction proved only serviceable .(Edward Austin Walton, "On Education for the Interior...)
The old established independent art_schools try their best to fulfill their obligations .(Nathan Rapport, ""I've Been Here before!"...)
The degree of circumstance , the ratio of memory to forgetfulness , determines whether a dream will be a recognized , fulfilled prevision , or the vaguely , effective source of the weird deja_vu feeling .(Howard Nemerov, "Themes and Methods: The Early...)
La^utner , for his part , `` belonged_to the present-day race of small artists , who do not demand the utmost of themselves '' , and the bitter description of the type includes such epithets as `` wretched little poseurs '' , the devastating indictment `` they do not know how to be wretched decently and in_order '' , and the somewhat extreme prophecy , so_far not fulfilled : `` They will be destroyed '' .
[ verb ] fulfil the requirements or expectations of
Used in print(The Sun, [Baltimore],...)
The flavor of Baltimore 's Florida_Grapefruit_League news ripened considerably late today when the Orioles were advised that Ron_Hansen has fulfilled his obligations under the Army 's military training_program and is ready for belated spring_training .(Joyce O. Hertzler, American Social Institutions;...)
This something leads to a conception of an over-all Social Plan with a meaning interpretable in_terms_of ultimate ends ; for_example , a plan that fulfills the will of God , which advances the Kingdom_of_God , which involves social life as part of the Grand Design .
[ verb ] fill or meet a want or need
Used in print(Dan McLachlan, Jr., "Communication Networks and...)
Presumably a cocktail_party is expected to fulfill the host 's desire to get_together a number of people who are inadequately acquainted and thereby arrange for bringing the level of acquaintance up to adequacy for future cooperative endeavors .(1961 Research Highlights of the National Bureau of...)
A prototype which fulfills the requirements was developed and thoroughly tested .