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Definitions for satisfactory
ˌsæt ɪsˈfæk tə ri, -ˈfæk trisat·is·fac·to·ry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. satisfactory(adj)

    giving satisfaction

    "satisfactory living conditions"; "his grades were satisfactory"

  2. satisfactory, acceptable(adj)

    meeting requirements

    "the step makes a satisfactory seat"


  1. satisfactory(Adjective)

    Done to satisfaction; adequate or sufficient

Webster Dictionary

  1. Satisfactory(adj)

    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

  2. Satisfactory(adj)

    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

  3. Origin: [Cf. F. satisfactoire.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'satisfactory' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4214

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'satisfactory' in Adjectives Frequency: #565

How to pronounce satisfactory?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say satisfactory in sign language?

  1. satisfactory


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of satisfactory in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of satisfactory in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of satisfactory in a Sentence

  1. Seneca:

    It should be our care not so much to live a long life as a satisfactory one.

  2. Royal Dutch Shell:

    We are optimistic that a mutually satisfactory agreement can be negotiated with the USW.

  3. Donald Tusk:

    Obviously we won't find a satisfactory solution for Ukraine without a common strategy toward Russia.

  4. Patricio Rivera:

    We will have respectable economic growth (in 2015). It will be very satisfactory given this situation.

  5. Thomas Woodcock:

    I don't think its satisfactory. One can not be two things at once. You either are [ royal ] or you're not.

Images & Illustrations of satisfactory

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