Satisfy - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈsætɪsfaɪ|  American pronunciation of the word satisfy
Brit.  |ˈsætɪsfæɪ|  British pronunciation of the word satisfy


- meet the requirements or expectations of (syn: fulfil, fulfill, live up to)
- make happy or satisfied (syn: gratify)
- fill, satisfy or meet a want or need or condtion ro restriction (syn: fill, fit, fulfil, fulfill, meet)

Extra examples

Nothing satisfies her so much as doing a good job.

The movie's ending failed to satisfy audiences.

His curiosity was satisfied by their explanation.

They have satisfied themselves that the story is only a rumor.

I am not satisfied with your work.

I am satisfied now that you are not my mother.

She satisfied herself that all doors were locked.

Nothing I did would ever satisfy my father.

The program is designed to satisfy the needs of adult learners.

A salad won't be enough to satisfy my appetite.

Just to satisfy my curiosity (=find out something), how much did it cost?

Jackson tried to satisfy me of his innocence.

Having satisfied herself that no one was there, she closed the door.

Have you satisfied all the requirements for the general degree?

What else can I do to satisfy the police of my honesty?

Word forms

I/you/we/they: satisfy
he/she/it: satisfies
present participle: satisfying
past tense: satisfied
past participle: satisfied
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