fulfil or (N Amer) fulfill verb (fulfilled, fulfilling) 1 to carry out or perform (a task, promise, etc). 2 to satisfy (requirements). 3 to achieve (an aim, ambition, etc).http://www.bartleby.com/61/47/F0354700.html
The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition.
VARIANT FORMS: also ful·fil
1. To bring into actuality; effect: fulfilled their promises. 2. To carry out (an order, for example). 3. To measure up to; satisfy. See synonyms at perform. , satisfy. 4. To bring to an end; complete
Canadian Oxford Dictionary:
fulfill v.tr. (also fulfil) 1 bring to conssumation, carry out (a phrophecy or promise) 2 satisfy (a desire or prayer) 3a execute, obey )a command or law) b perform carry out (a task) 4 comply with (conditions) 5 answer (a purpose) 6 bring to an end, finish, complete (a period or piece of work)
The Macquarie Dictionary:
verb (t) (fulfilled, fulfilling)
1. to carry out, or bring to consummation, as a prophecy, promise, etc.
2. to perform or do, as duty; obey or follow, as commands.
3. to satisfy (requirements, etc.)
4. to bring to an end, finish, or complete, as a period of time.