Definition of Satisfy

1. Verb. Meet the requirements or expectations of.

Exact synonyms: Fulfil, Fulfill, Live Up To
Generic synonyms: Conform To, Fit, Meet
Specialized synonyms: Answer, Do, Serve, Suffice, Cover
Derivative terms: Fulfilment, Fulfillment, Satisfaction, Satisfactory, Satisfactory, Satisfier
Antonyms: Fall Short Of



2. Verb. Make happy or satisfied. "The performance is likely to satisfy Sue"
Exact synonyms: Gratify
Specialized synonyms: Delight, Please, Please, Content
Derivative terms: Gratification, Gratification, Satisfier
Antonyms: Dissatisfy

3. Verb. Fill or meet a want or need.
Exact synonyms: Fill, Fulfil, Fulfill, Meet
Generic synonyms: Cater, Ply, Provide, Supply
Specialized synonyms: Answer, Appease, Quell, Stay, Feed On, Feed Upon, Allay, Assuage, Quench, Slake
Derivative terms: Fill, Fulfilment, Fulfillment, Satisfaction, Satisfactory, Satisfactory, Satisfier

Definition of Satisfy

1. v. t. In general, to fill up the measure of a want of (a person or a thing); hence, to grafity fully the desire of; to make content; to supply to the full, or so far as to give contentment with what is wished for.

2. v. i. To give satisfaction; to afford gratification; to leave nothing to be desired.

Definition of Satisfy

1. Verb. To do enough; to meet (needs); to fulfill (wishes, requirements). ¹

2. Verb. To cause (a sentence) to be true when (the sentence) is interpreted in one's universe. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Satisfy

1. to provide fully with what is desired, expected, or needed [v -FIED, -FYING, -FIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Satisfy

satisfactoriness
satisfactory
satisfiability
satisfiable
satisfice
satisficed
satisficer
satisfices
satisficing
satisfie
satisfied
satisfier
satisfiers
satisfies
satisfieth
satisfy (current term)
satisfying
satisfyingly
satisfyingness
sative
satnav
satnavs
satori
satoris
satoyama
satpaevite
satphone
satphones
satrap
satrapal

Literary usage of Satisfy

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"The problem before us is to find all sets of functions x, y, z of t which will satisfy (19). It may happen that the left member of (19) becomes a complete ..."

2. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1912)
"Where the goods seized are taken out of the possession of the debtor, and they are sufficient to satisfy the execution, it is doubtless true, ..."

3. The New Testament of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ: Translated Out of by American Bible Society (1859)
"16 With long life will I satisfy him, and shew him my salvation. PSALM XCII. 1 The psalmist exhorteth to praise God, 4 for his great works, ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"The problem before us is to find all sets of functions x, y, z of t which will satisfy (19). It may happen that the left member of (19) becomes a complete ..."

5. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1912)
"Where the goods seized are taken out of the possession of the debtor, and they are sufficient to satisfy the execution, it is doubtless true, ..."

6. The New Testament of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ: Translated Out of by American Bible Society (1859)
"16 With long life will I satisfy him, and shew him my salvation. PSALM XCII. 1 The psalmist exhorteth to praise God, 4 for his great works, ..."

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