What does gratify mean?

Definitions for gratify
ˈgræt əˌfaɪgrat·i·fy

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word gratify.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. satisfy, gratify(verb)

    make happy or satisfied

  2. gratify, pander, indulge(verb)

    yield (to); give satisfaction to

Wiktionary

  1. gratify(Verb)

    To please.

  2. gratify(Verb)

    To make content, to satisfy.

  3. Origin: From gratifier, from gratificare, from gratus + facere.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gratify(verb)

    to please; to give pleasure to; to satisfy; to soothe; to indulge; as, to gratify the taste, the appetite, the senses, the desires, the mind, etc

  2. Gratify(verb)

    to requite; to recompense

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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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    Indian

How to say gratify in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gratify in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gratify in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of gratify in a Sentence

  1. William Penn:

    If thou wouldn't conquer thy weakness thou must not gratify it.

  2. Mark Twain:

    Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest.

  3. Mohammed Aqil Qureshi:

    This is a political decision, they want to gratify the Hindus and harass the Muslims.

  4. Emeasoba George:

    If you glorify God at all times. Then, he (God) will surely/eventually gratify you in return.

  5. Virginia Woolf:

    If you insist upon fighting to protect me, or our country, let it be understood soberly and rationally between us that you are fighting to gratify a sex instinct which I cannot share; to procure benefits which I have not shared and probably will not share.

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Translations for gratify

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  • ilahduttaa, miellyttää, tyydyttääFinnish
  • գոհացնելArmenian
  • 満たす, 満足Japanese
  • satisfaceRomanian
  • удовлетворить, угодить, ублажать, ублажить, удовлетворять, угождатьRussian
  • tillfredsställaSwedish
  • தணித்துக்Tamil

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