"satisfactory living conditions"; "his grades were satisfactory"
"the step makes a satisfactory seat"
Done to satisfaction; adequate or sufficient
giving or producing satisfaction; yielding content; especially, relieving the mind from doubt or uncertainty, and enabling it to rest with confidence; sufficient; as, a satisfactory account or explanation
Etymology: [Cf. F. satisfactoire.]
making amends, indemnification, or recompense; causing to cease from claims and to rest content; compensating; atoning; as, to make satisfactory compensation, or a satisfactory apology
Etymology: [Cf. F. satisfactoire.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'satisfactory' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4214
Rank popularity for the word 'satisfactory' in Adjectives Frequency: #565
The numerical value of satisfactory in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of satisfactory in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Examples of satisfactory in a Sentence
We will continue to engage until we can find a fix on this, there are a lot of angles that are being used here and we're going to keep pursuing it at the highest levels until we get a satisfactory resolution.
But we understand, and it's important that everyone who's looking at this system understands, that this is an unusual situation where in the marketplace you have two large suppliers - the two big railway companies - where they have extraordinary market power, and we simply cannot accept outcomes where those two big companies would dictate to the market just what they think is satisfactory in their interests. That is not going to serve the wider interests of grain farmers or of the Canadian economy.
The plan as regards both the environment and jobs is not satisfactory. We expect proposals from ArcelorMittal which are better, much better.
We've had repeated discussions both at the technical and policy level with Apple, but we have not yet been able to find a satisfactory solution.
We are in discussions with Hutchison regarding a possible equal joint venture between 3 Italia SpA and Vimpelcom's subsidiary WIND Telecommunicazioni SpA, there can be no assurances that an agreement will be signed and any transaction would be subject to, among other things, achieving satisfactory debt levels and obtaining all required corporate and regulatory approvals.
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- satisfactoriCatalan, Valencian
- tilfredsstillende, fullgod, fyllestgjørende, tilstrekkeligNorwegian
- tatmin ediciTurkish
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