HyperDic: satisfy

English > 3 senses of the word satisfy:
VERBstativesatisfy, fulfill, fulfil, live up tomeet the requirements or expectations of
emotionsatisfy, gratifymake happy or satisfied
consumptionsatisfy, fit, conform to, meet, fill, fulfill, fulfilfill or meet a want or need
satisfy > pronunciation
Soundssae'tahsfay.; sae'tihsfay.
Rhymesacidify ... vilify: 78 rhymes with fay...
English > satisfy: 3 senses > verb 1, stative
MeaningMeet the requirements or expectations of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsfulfill, fulfil, live up to
NarrowercoverProvide for
suffice, do, answer, serveBe sufficient
Broaderfit, conform to, meet, satisfy, fill, fulfill, fulfilFill or meet a want or need
Oppositefall short offail to satisfy, as of expectations, for example
Spanishcumplir, realizar, satisfacer
Adjectivessatisfactorygiving satisfaction
satisfactorymeeting requirements
Nounssatisfactionact of fulfilling a desire or need or appetite
satisfierany agent capable of producing satisfaction
English > satisfy: 3 senses > verb 2, emotion
Meaningmake happy or satisfied.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelThe performance is likely to satisfy Sue
Synonymgratify
Narrowercontentmake content
please, delightGive pleasure to or be pleasing to
pleaseGive satisfaction
Oppositedissatisfyfail to satisfy
Spanishcomplacer, gratificar, gustar, satisfacer
Catalancomplaure, gratificar, satisfer
Nounssatisfierany agent capable of producing satisfaction
English > satisfy: 3 senses > verb 3, consumption
MeaningFill or meet a want or need.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsfit, conform to, meet, fill, fulfill, fulfil
NarroweranswerBe satisfactory for
contentsatisfy in a limited way
feed on, feed uponBe sustained by
fit the bill, fill the billBe what is needed or be good enough for what is required
quell, stay, appeaseOvercome or allay
quench, slake, allay, assuagesatisfy (thirst)
satisfy, fulfill, fulfil, live up toMeet the requirements or expectations of
suit, accommodate, fitBe agreeable or acceptable to
Broaderprovide, supply, ply, caterGive what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance
Spanishajustar, copar, corresponder, encajar, satisfacer
Catalancopar, satisfer
Adjectivessatisfactorygiving satisfaction
satisfactorymeeting requirements
Nounssatisfactionact of fulfilling a desire or need or appetite
satisfierany agent capable of producing satisfaction

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