fulfilled Definition

  • 1satisfied or happy because of fully developing one's abilities or character
  • 2completed or achieved as desired or expected

Using fulfilled: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "fulfilled" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    She felt fulfilled in her career as a teacher.

  • Example

    He fulfilled his dream of becoming a pilot.

  • Example

    The company fulfilled its promise to deliver the product on time.

  • Example

    I am fulfilled by the love and support of my family and friends.

fulfilled Synonyms and Antonyms

Phrases with fulfilled

  • self-fulfillment

    the achievement of one's potential through the development of one's abilities and character


    She pursued a career in art for the sake of self-fulfillment.

  • a warehouse or distribution center where products are stored and shipped to customers


    The online retailer opened a new fulfillment center to improve delivery times.

  • the occurrence of an event that was predicted or foretold


    The king's death was seen as the fulfillment of the prophecy that had been made years before.


Summary: fulfilled in Brief

The term 'fulfilled' [fʊlˈfɪld] refers to being satisfied or happy due to the full development of one's abilities or character, or to completing or achieving something as desired or expected. Examples include 'She felt fulfilled in her career as a teacher.' and 'He fulfilled his dream of becoming a pilot.' The phrase 'self-fulfillment' denotes the achievement of one's potential, while 'fulfillment center' refers to a warehouse or distribution center. Antonyms include 'unfulfilled' and 'incomplete.'

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