What does satisfy mean?

Definitions for satisfy
ˈsæt ɪsˌfaɪsat·is·fy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. satisfy, fulfill, fulfil, live up to(verb)

    meet the requirements or expectations of

  2. satisfy, gratify(verb)

    make happy or satisfied

  3. meet, satisfy, fill, fulfill, fulfil(verb)

    fill or meet a want or need

Wiktionary

  1. satisfy(Verb)

    To do enough; to meet (needs); to fulfill (wishes, requirements).

  2. satisfy(Verb)

    To cause (a sentence) to be true when (the sentence) is interpreted in one's universe.

    The complex numbers satisfy uE000125581uE001.

  3. Origin: From satisfacere, present active infinitive of satisfacio, from satis + facio

Webster Dictionary

  1. Satisfy(adj)

    in general, to fill up the measure of a want of (a person or a thing); hence, to grafity fully the desire of; to make content; to supply to the full, or so far as to give contentment with what is wished for

  2. Satisfy(adj)

    to pay to the extent of claims or deserts; to give what is due to; as, to satisfy a creditor

  3. Satisfy(adj)

    to answer or discharge, as a claim, debt, legal demand, or the like; to give compensation for; to pay off; to requite; as, to satisfy a claim or an execution

  4. Satisfy(adj)

    to free from doubt, suspense, or uncertainty; to give assurance to; to set at rest the mind of; to convince; as, to satisfy one's self by inquiry

  5. Satisfy(verb)

    to give satisfaction; to afford gratification; to leave nothing to be desired

  6. Satisfy(verb)

    to make payment or atonement; to atone

Freebase

  1. Satisfy

    Satisfy, released by Vertical Records, is Kathryn Scott's first solo album, released in 2003. Seven of the songs are penned by Scott herself, including her most famous track, "Hungry", and also "At the foot of the cross" and "Breathe on me now". She also does covers of Matt Redman's "Blessed be Your name", Mercy Me's "Imagine", and Isaac Watts' classic "When I Survey the Wondrous Cross".

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Satisfy

    sat′is-fī, v.t. to give enough to: to supply fully: to please fully: to discharge: to free from doubt: to convince.—v.i. to give content: to supply fully: to make payment:—pa.t. and pa.p. sat′isfied.n. Satisfac′tion, state of being satisfied: gratification: comfort: that which satisfies: amends: atonement: payment, quittance: conviction: repairing a wrong, as by a duel.—adj. Satisfac′tive (obs.).—adv. Satisfac′torily.—n. Satisfac′toriness.—adjs. Satisfac′tory, satisfying: giving contentment: making amends or payment: atoning: convincing; Satisfī′able, capable of being satisfied.—n. Sat′isfīer.—adj. Sat′isfying, satisfactory.—adv. Sat′isfyingly.—Satisfaction theory (of the Atonement), the ordinary theory of Catholic orthodoxy that Christ made satisfaction to Divine justice for the guilt of human sin by suffering as the human representative, and that thus Divine forgiveness was made possible. [Fr. satisfaire—L. satisfacĕre, satis, enough, facĕre, to make.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'satisfy' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4598

  2. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'satisfy' in Verbs Frequency: #582

How to say satisfy in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of satisfy in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of satisfy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of satisfy in a Sentence

  1. Vikrant Parsai:

    Even God cannot satisfy everyone.

  2. Isabel Maples:

    Loaded with protein, hummus can satisfy.

  3. Yiddish Proverb:

    A man should live if only to satisfy his curiosity.

  4. Julius Caesar:

    I have lived long enough to satisfy both nature and glory.

  5. Lily Tomlin:

    Man invented language to satisfy his deep need to complain.

Images & Illustrations of satisfy

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