Definition for fulfilling

adjective as in performing

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achieving, acting, doing, effecting

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adjective as in realizing

adjective as in rewarding

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Example Sentences

Earlier, however, Grassley was maskless as he fulfilled his usual duties as president pro tempore, gaveling the Senate to order and leading the Pledge from the rostrum, perched just above the seats of several clerks.

The school board and its attorneys would ultimately have to decide if a case could be made that Beiser was not fulfilling his duties, Cate said.

Nana has created a new, scalable approach to giving people the agency, tools and support systems they need to build new skills and pursue fulfilling work opportunities.

On the mountain’s western slope, exhausted but fulfilled, we stopped by a lakeside hut to refill our water bottles and rest in the chilly twilight.

Now, if Data doesn’t feel pain, at least one of the reasons Singer offers for giving a creature moral standing is not fulfilled.

Back in New York, the slow pace and inward focus of her yoga practice was less fulfilling.

Christie has a lot riding on fulfilling his promise of shepherding Atlantic City into a third boom era.

“Instead of me fulfilling my prophecy,” he said, “I have to start one,” and that was a lot of pressure.

When I attended Hunter, I was Eleanor Roeloffs fulfilling the language and math courses required at the time.

He toiled without money to do that, but for him it had been an incredibly fulfilling and rewarding experience.

None, however, on that account, can excuse himself for not coming under and fulfilling a good obligation.

Luckily, the time fixed for the revolution passed over, without the populace fulfilling its threats.

And those good works include the keeping of the covenant, by Covenanting and fulfilling the engagements made.

Such a face, rugged though it was and far from fulfilling the promise held out to him in his dreams, could not but move any man.

Indeed, mademoiselle, I thought of little beyond fulfilling the oath I had taken, and to go my way again as quickly as possible.


On this page you'll find 211 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fulfilling, such as: effective, efficacious, accomplishing, achieving, adequate, and binding.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.