Cody was much more excited than most students when he saw that he made a satisfactory grade on his test.
- When you do OK on a test and you pass it but don't excel, this is an example of a satisfactory performance.
- When your health condition is generally OK, this is an example of a time when your health is satisfactory.
The definition of satisfactory is acceptable, adequate or sufficient.
good enough to fulfill a need, wish, requirement, etc.; satisfying or adequate
Origin of satisfactoryFrench satisfactoire from Medieval Latin satisfactorius
Giving satisfaction sufficient to meet a demand or requirement; adequate. See Synonyms at sufficient.