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fruition

noun

Definition: 1. a state or point in which something has come to maturity or had a desired outcome; 2. the enjoyment of a desired outcome when it happens

Synonyms: completion, conclusion, realization, results, enjoyment, fulfillment, achievement

Antonyms: beginning

Tips: Fruition is derived from the Latin frui, "to enjoy." You'll notice that fruition contains the word "fruit," so you can think of something "bearing fruit." When a project comes to fruition, you can enjoy the "fruits of you labor."

Usage Examples:

If his vision comes to fruition, the company will become the largest software developer in the world. (realization)

We are working hard to bring to fruition all of the ideas outlined in the business plan. (completion, realization)

It may be years before all of the Presidentís programs come to fruition. (completion, achievement)

None of his grand plans ever came to fruition. (completion, realization, achievement)


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