Definitions for satisfactory
ˌsæt ɪsˈfæk tə ri, -ˈfæk trisat·is·fac·to·ry
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word satisfactory.
"satisfactory living conditions"; "his grades were satisfactory"
"the step makes a satisfactory seat"
Done to satisfaction; adequate or sufficient
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: satisfactoire, Fr. satisfactus, Latin.
An intelligent American would scarce take it for a satisfactory account, if, desiring to learn our architecture, he should be told that a pillar was a thing supported by a basis. John Locke.
A most wise and sufficient means of redemption and salvation, by the satisfactory and meritorious death and obedience of the incarnate son of God, Jesus Christ. Robert Sanderson.
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
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
We are optimistic that a mutually satisfactory agreement can be negotiated with the USW.
To give a satisfactory decision as to the truth it is necessary to be rather an arbitrator than a party to the dispute.
He answered the questions. Whether or not it was satisfactory, I think we will leave up to a jury in this matter, he put his right hand in the air and he took an oath to tell the truth and that is the first time that that has happened since, well, before he was elected president. And that is a really meaningful thing.
Our main concerns are the impacts on our health, and on the land and water - but our concerns were not addressed in a satisfactory manner, we know renewable energy is good, but we were not consulted on the plant, and we do not benefit from it.
They had a finance deal lined up which was very satisfactory before (the vote), the terms have gotten harder now, they are not particularly keen on them. I don't think they would go ahead on that basis.
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- satisfactoriCatalan, Valencian
- tilfredsstillende, fullgod, fyllestgjørende, tilstrekkeligNorwegian
- tatmin ediciTurkish
- اطمینان بخشUrdu
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