Satisfy definitions

săt'ĭs-fī'
To satisfy is defined as to fulfill a need, desire or requirement.

An example of to satisfy is to eat enough food to get rid of hungry feelings.

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To fulfill the need, desire, or expectation of.

Were you satisfied with the hotel's service?

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To fulfill (a need or desire).

The cold drink satisfied my thirst.

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To meet or be sufficient for (a requirement); conform to the requirements of (a standard, for example).

Only two people satisfied the researcher's profile for the study.

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To make the left and right sides of (an equation) equal after substituting equivalent quantities for the unknown variables.
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To free from doubt or question; convince.

His explanation satisfied the authorities.

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To provide sufficient explanation to dispel or answer (a doubt or question).
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To discharge (a debt or obligation, for example) in full.
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To discharge an obligation to (a creditor).
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To make reparation for; redress.
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To be sufficient or adequate.
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To give satisfaction.
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To fulfill the needs, expectations, wishes, or desires of (someone); content; gratify.
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To fulfill or answer the requirements or conditions of (something)
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To comply with (rules, standards, or obligations)
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To make reparation to or for.
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To free from doubt or anxiety; convince.
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To answer (a doubt, objection, etc.) adequately or convincingly; solve.
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To give what is due to.
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To discharge (an obligation, debt, etc.); settle in full.
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To be satisfying, adequate, sufficient, etc.
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To do enough for; to meet the needs of; to fulfill the wishes or requirements of.

I'm not satisfied with the quality of the food here.

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

The complex numbers satisfy .

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(dated, literary) To convince by ascertaining; to free from doubt.
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To pay to the extent of what is claimed or due.

To satisfy a creditor.

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To answer or discharge (a claim, debt, legal demand, etc.); to give compensation for.

To satisfy a claim or an execution.

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Origin of satisfy

Middle English satisfien from Old French satisfier from Latin satisfacere satis sufficient sā- in Indo-European roots facere to make dhē- in Indo-European roots