Fulfill vs Gratify - What's the difference?

fulfill | gratify |


As verbs the difference between fulfill and gratify

is that fulfill is (archaic) to fill full; fill to the utmost capacity; fill up while gratify is to please.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

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

    gratify

    English

    Verb

    (en-verb)
  • To please.
  • To make content, to satisfy.
  • Synonyms

    * gladden, queem

    Derived terms

    * gratification * gratifying

    Antonyms

  • To anger, disquiet, fluster, intimidate, or any of the like