What does the word fulfill mean?

Usage examples for fulfill

  1. He wore a brass tag with a number; he signed his wage receipt with a cross; he cared only for drink and a painted hag in a squalid tent; yet in all the essentials that Neale now called great his friend Pat reached up to them- the spirit to work, to stand his share, to go on, to endure, to fulfill his task. – The U.P. Trail by Zane Grey
  2. He spoke some kind words and told her that they were there to help her, to fulfill any wish she might express. – The Story of Don Quixote by Arvid Paulson, Clayton Edwards, and Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
  3. If my father hath made me mighty, thine heart shall I fulfill With the wisdom and gold thou wouldest, before I wend on my ways; For now hast thou failed me nought, and the sword is the wonder of days. – The Story of Sigurd the Volsung and the Fall of the Niblungs by William Morris