[ US /ˈsætəsˌfaɪ, ˈsætɪsˌfaɪ/ ]
[ UK /sˈætɪsfˌa‍ɪ/ ]
  1. meet the requirements or expectations of
  2. fill, satisfy or meet a want or need or condtion ro restriction
    does this paper meet the requirements for the degree?
    This job doesn't match my dreams
    meet a need
  3. make happy or satisfied
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How To Use satisfy In A Sentence

  • If the indoor tables don't satisfy you, and if the weather is right, do ask for a table on the terrace.
  • She gave me a cheerful grin and rattled off her past employers, accompanied by a brief biodata, both seemingly satisfying.
  • Some came to seek the new power, some to chuckle, others to satisfy their curiosity.
  • This is unsatisfying in many respects, for, as should be clear at this point, we often need to nontrivially reason about theories which Impossible Worlds
  • At least it is not, so long as we avoid equivocating on the notion of satisfying a desire.
  • Delvile, by which her own goodness proved the source of her defamation: and though something still hung upon her mind that destroyed that firm confidence she had hitherto felt in the friendship of Mr Monckton, she held it utterly unjust to condemn him without proof, which she was not more unable to procure, than to satisfy herself with any reason why so perfidiously he should calumniate her. Cecilia
  • Jonathan's soothing assurances did not satisfy David, and he 'sware' in the earnestness of his conviction. Expositions of Holy Scripture Deuteronomy, Joshua, Judges, Ruth, and First Book of Samuel, Second Samuel, First Kings, and Second Kings chapters I to VII
  • The conductor worked hard for a first-class result, the cohesiveness of the entire composition leaving a most satisfying afterglow.
  • The only element of the production that fails to satisfy is the heavily miked, synthesizer-dominated orchestra, which sounds artificial and dead. A 'King' That Is Full of Aces
  • She skipped normal meals to satisfy her craving for chocolate and crisps.
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