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1. gratify

verb. ['ˈgrætəˌfaɪ'] make happy or satisfied.

Synonyms

  • content
  • please
  • satisfy

Antonyms

  • discontent
  • displease
  • freeze
  • demand

Etymology

  • gratifier (French)
  • gratificare (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Gratify

  • stratify
  • beatify

Example sentences of the word gratify


1. Verb, base form
Adult dog food simply cannot gratify what their tiny bodies need to grow into hardy and healthy individuals.

Quotes containing the word gratify


1. Always do what is right. It will gratify half of mankind and astound the other.
- Mark Twain

2. In every moment we are faced with choices that will serve our highest intentions, or gratify our unconscious desires.
- Dashama Konah Gordon, Journey to Joyful: Transform Your Life with Pranashama Yoga

2. gratify

verb. ['ˈgrætəˌfaɪ'] yield (to); give satisfaction to.

Synonyms

  • supply
  • ply
  • humor
  • sow one's oats
  • sow one's wild oats
  • humour
  • provide
  • spree
  • pander
  • indulge

Antonyms

  • kern
  • inactivity
  • block
  • recall

Etymology

  • gratifier (French)
  • gratificare (Latin)
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