fulfillen etymology

Middle English word fulfillen comes from English fill, Old English fyllan (To fill.), English full-

Detailed word origin of fulfillen

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
fill English (eng) (intransitive) To become full.. (intransitive) To become pervaded with something.. (transitive) To add contents to (a container, cavity, or the like) so that it is full.. (transitive) To fill or supply fully with food; to feed; to satisfy.. (transitive) To install someone, or be installed, in (a position or office), eliminating a vacancy.. (transitive) To occupy fully, to take up all of.. [...]
fyllan Old English (ang) To fill.
full- English (eng)
fullfyllan Old English (ang) To fulfill, accomplish.
fulfillen Middle English (enm) To fulfill.

Words with the same origin as fulfillen

Descendants of fyllan
fillen oferfullen