Exist vs Fulfill - What's the difference?

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As verbs the difference between exist and fulfill

is that exist is to be; have existence; have being or reality while fulfill is (archaic) to fill full; fill to the utmost capacity; fill up.

exist

English

Verb

(en verb)
  • to be; have existence; have being or reality
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  • , which will be treated either as an update of the existing character encoding or as a completely new character encoding.

    Synonyms

    * be

    Derived terms

    * existence * existent * existential * existentialist * existentialism * existentially

    Anagrams

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    fulfill

    English

    Alternative forms

    * (UK)

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (archaic) To fill full; fill to the utmost capacity; fill up.
  • To satisfy, carry out, bring to completion (an obligation, a requirement, etc.).
  • To emotionally or artistically satisfy; to develop one's gifts to the fullest.
  • To obey, follow, comply with (a rule, requirement etc.).
  • Derived terms

    * fulfilled * fulfilling * fulfillable * fulfillment