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1. satisfy

verb. ['ˈsætəsˌfaɪ, ˈsætɪsˌfaɪ'] meet the requirements or expectations of.

Synonyms

  • suffice
  • answer
  • serve
  • cover
  • conform to
  • live up to
  • fit
  • meet
  • do
  • fulfil

Antonyms

  • break
  • fire
  • ignite
  • heat

Etymology

  • satisfacere (Latin)

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Rhymes with Satisfy

  • dissatisfy
  • satisfy

How do you pronounce satisfy?

Pronounce satisfy as ˈsætɪsˌfaɪ.

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Sentences with satisfy


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Most mortgages satisfy this basic requirement, but it ultimately depends on the terms of your loan agreement.

2. Verb, base form
They have just the right amount of sweetness and will satisfy your craving for the real thing.

Quotes about satisfy


1. If we find ourselves with a desire that nothing in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that we were made for another world.
- C.S. Lewis

2. But maybe music was not intended to satisfy the curious definiteness of man. Maybe it is better to hope that music may always be transcendental language in the most extravagant sense.
- Charles Ives

3. Why do people have to be this lonely? What's the point of it all? Millions of people in this world, all of them yearning, looking to others to satisfy them, yet isolating themselves. Why? Was the earth put here just to nourish human loneliness?
- Haruki Murakami, Sputnik Sweetheart

2. satisfy

verb. ['ˈsætəsˌfaɪ, ˈsætɪsˌfaɪ'] fill or meet a want or need.

Synonyms

  • feed upon
  • quell
  • cater
  • provide
  • allay
  • fill
  • quench
  • meet
  • ply
  • feed on
  • fulfill
  • supply
  • assuage
  • appease
  • slake
  • stay
  • fulfil

Antonyms

  • question
  • take
  • kern
  • abstain

Etymology

  • satisfacere (Latin)

3. satisfy

verb. ['ˈsætəsˌfaɪ, ˈsætɪsˌfaɪ'] make happy or satisfied.

Synonyms

  • gratify
  • content
  • please

Antonyms

  • discontent
  • displease
  • empty
  • unclutter

Etymology

  • satisfacere (Latin)
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