To satisfy is defined as to fulfill a need, desire or requirement.(verb)
An example of to satisfy is to eat enough food to get rid of hungry feelings.
See satisfy in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME satisfyen < OFr satisfier < L satisfacere < satis, enough (see sad) + facere, to make (see do)
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verb sat·is·fied, sat·is·fy·ing, sat·is·fies verb, transitive
Origin: Middle English satisfien
Origin: , from Old French satisfier
Origin: , from Latin satisfacere
Origin: : satis, sufficient; see sā- in Indo-European roots
Origin: + facere, to make; see dhē- in Indo-European roots.
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