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Antonyms for fulfill

cop out, fail, neglect, slur, overpass, fall short of, disappoint, renege, default, back off, slight, let down, fink out, back down, violate, omit, overlook, transgress, breach, break, back out, ignore, forget, skimp, dissatisfy, disregard, pass over.

Quotes of fulfill

  1. We can only learn to know ourselves and do what we can- namely, surrender our will and fulfill God's will in us. – Saint Teresa of Avila
  2. We've tapped into a huge demand, and it's up to us to fulfill that demand and to be creative doing it. – Jim Barksdale
  3. I grew up on the beaches of Southern California surfing and sailing and I've always loved horses so it was part of my dream that I was able to fulfill to have horses. – Bo Derek
  4. Every day President Bush and Congress refuse to fulfill their obligation to special ed is another day Wisconsin property taxpayers are stuck with the bill. It's unfair, irresponsible and must stop. – Jim Doyle
  5. A man may fulfill the object of his existence by asking a question he cannot answer, and attempting a task he cannot achieve. – Oliver Wendell Holmes
  6. Liberation is an ever shifting horizon, a total ideology that can never fulfill its promises. It has the therapeutic quality of providing emotionally charged rituals of solidarity in hatred- it is the amphetamine of its believers. – Arianna Huffington
  7. Our markets have not achieved their great successes as a result of government fiat, but rather through efforts of competing interests working to meet the demands of investors and to fulfill the promises posed by advancing technology. – Arthur Levitt
  8. I cannot join the space program and restart my life as an astronaut, but this opportunity to connect my abilities as an educator with my interests in history and space is a unique opportunity to fulfill my early fantasies. – Christa McAuliffe
  9. Onstage I do all the stuff I'd never do in real life, like lashing out at people who make me mad or freaking out in a long bank lineup. Performing allows me to fulfill all the sicko fantasies I've ever had. – Colin Mochrie
  10. In a band that works out well, everybody has a certain role to fulfill – Gavin Rossdale
  11. As a father, my first priority is to help my sons set and attain personal goals so they will develop self -confidence and individual strength. Engaging in regular fitness activities with my children helps me fulfill those responsibilities. – Alan Thicke
  12. When we learn new behaviors and break through to higher levels of consciousness and love, we can fulfill the deeper spiritual hunger within. – Judith Wright
  13. The world does not owe men a living, but business, if it is to fulfill its ideal, owes men an opportunity to earn a living. – Owen D. Young
  14. You can't climb up to the second floor without a ladder. When you set your aim too high and don't fulfill it, then your enthusiasm turns to bitterness. Try for a goal that's reasonable, and then gradually raise it. – Emil Zatopek

Usage examples for fulfill

  1. You will object that, before thinking of anything beyond, I ought first to fulfill the condition. – Louis Agassiz: His Life and Correspondence by Louis Agassiz
  2. Well, you see, that's exactly what this brilliant student- and woman- wants to advise us about- how to fulfill this ambition; how to prepare ourselves to be good wives and-" " But I don't think of it that way at all, Cousin Mary. – Angela's Business by Henry Sydnor Harrison
  3. To fulfill the equation, it is necessary to get a new set of weights for P, in terms of the new T of the new equation. – The Value of Money by Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
  4. Many years still remain during which you must conscientiously fulfill your family, business, civic, and spiritual duties. – Autobiography of a YOGI by Paramhansa Yogananda
  5. Three days later they returned to fulfill their promise to the girl, when old Smith told them that, fearing some unexpected occurrence had detained them, he had sent his two sons to conduct her to her home. – The Riflemen of the Miami by Edward S. Ellis
  6. It never occurred to me to doubt that Hooper would fulfill his threat of having me killed, or his ability to do so. – The Killer by Stewart Edward White
  7. If you carefully fulfill the various Duties of Life, from a Principle of Obedience to your heavenly Father, you shall enjoy that Peace which the World cannot give nor take away. – The Original Writings of Samuel Adams, Volume 4 by Samuel Adams
  8. Russia paid no attention to the ultimatum, but M. Goremykin, president of the Council of the Russian Empire, issued a manifesto which read: " Russia is determined not to allow Servia to be crushed and will fulfill its duty in regard to that small kingdom, which has already suffered so much at Austria's hands." – America's War for Humanity by Thomas Herbert Russell
  9. It is futile to add that they must be specially trained and thoroughly competent in every way to fulfill the unusual task set before them. – The Romance of a Great Store by Edward Hungerford
  10. The truth is, I have deferred writing till the last moment, because I have not succeeded in getting your fishes, and have always been hoping that I might be able to fulfill your commission. – Louis Agassiz: His Life and Correspondence by Louis Agassiz
  11. Those only in whom Christ dwells, fulfill the word, or have the word accomplished in them. – Letters of Madam Guyon by P. L. Upham
  12. I am and always have been perfectly ready to fulfill my engagement. – Father Stafford by Anthony Hope
  13. So you have helped me to fulfill my life's ambition, and I am more grateful to you, my dears, than I can express in words. – Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz by L. Frank Baum.
  14. I am going to fulfill your wishes in perhaps a little different way from what you desire. – Redemption and Two Other Plays by Leo Tolstoy
  15. " After which, my dear Editha," he said, " I shall be able to fulfill those obligations, which my heart originally dictated." – The Nest of the Sparrowhawk by Baroness Orczy
  16. Thou my daily task shalt give; Day by day to Thee I live; So shall added years fulfill Not my own- my Father's will. – Poems with Power to Strengthen the Soul by Various
  17. You are wise and discreet, sir; you perfectly understand what is due to propriety; you have all your life performed your duties; I pray you consider how you propose to fulfill those which are due to the king. – Benjamin Franklin by John Torrey Morse, Jr.
  18. Shall I be able to fulfill it? – Autobiography of a YOGI by Paramhansa Yogananda
  19. To fulfill my trust I need the support and confidence of all who are associated with me in the various departments of Government and the support and confidence of the people. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various

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