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Definition of "satisfy" []

  • To gratify the need, desire, or expectation of. (verb-transitive)
  • To fulfill (a need or desire). (verb-transitive)
  • To free from doubt or question; assure. (verb-transitive)
  • To get rid of (a doubt or question); dispel. (verb-transitive)
  • To discharge (a debt or obligation, for example) in full. (verb-transitive)
  • To fulfil the desires or needs of (a person) (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • To provide amply for (a need or desire) (verb)
  • To relieve of doubt; convince (verb)
  • To dispel (a doubt) (verb)
  • To make reparation to or for (verb)
  • To discharge or pay off (a debt) to (a creditor) (verb)
  • To fulfil the requirements of; comply with (verb)
  • To fulfil the conditions of (a theorem, assumption, etc); to yield a truth by substitution of the given value (verb)

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Use "satisfy" in a sentence
  • "Unfortunately, after reading some of his comments he made during the August break to satisfy is conservative base I've put him in the far right group."
  • "While I think of it let me ask, did the £15 I sent for the purpose of covering the remainder of the cost of Repairs advanced by Mr Austin satisfy all demands?"
  • "Tonight kae_dash has aikido so I'm a little adrift, but not unhappy for it, about the most important question I have to satisfy, is what will I have for dinner?"