HyperDic: satisfactory

English > 2 senses of the word satisfactory:
ADJECTIVEallsatisfactorygiving satisfaction
allsatisfactory, acceptable, decentmeeting requirements
satisfactory > pronunciation
Soundssae.tahsfae'ktriy; sae.tihsfae'kteriy
Rhymesaccusatory ... zealotry: 432 rhymes with riy...
accessory ... worry: 201 rhymes with eriy...
English > satisfactory: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningGiving satisfaction.
Examples
  • "satisfactory living conditions"
  • "his grades were satisfactory"
Narroweradequate, passable, fair to middling, tolerableAbout average
all right, fine, o.k., ok, okay, hunky-dory, coolsatisfactory or in satisfactory condition
alrightnonstandard usage
comforting, cheering, satisfyingProviding freedom from worry
copacetic, copasetic, copesetic, copesetticCompletely satisfactory
passingAllowing you to pass (e.g., an examination or inspection) satisfactorily
rightIn or into a satisfactory condition
See alsoacceptableworthy of acceptance or satisfactory / satisfactory
adequate, equalHaving the requisite qualities or resources to meet a task
Oppositeunsatisfactorynot giving satisfaction
Spanishsatisfactorio
Catalansatisfactori
Nounssatisfactorinessthe quality of giving satisfaction sufficient to meet a demand or requirement
Adverbssatisfactorilyin a satisfactory / satisfactory manner
Verbssatisfyfill or meet a want or need
satisfymeet the requirements or expectations of
English > satisfactory: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningmeeting requirements.
Example"the step makes a satisfactory seat"
Synonymsacceptable, decent
BroadergoodHaving desirable / desirable or positive qualities especially those suitable for a thing specified
Spanishaceptable, satisfactorio
Catalanacceptable
Nounssatisfactorinessthe quality of giving satisfaction sufficient to meet a demand or requirement
Verbssatisfyfill or meet a want or need
satisfymeet the requirements or expectations of

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