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Definition 1: giving satisfaction - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where satisfactory or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • satisfactory living conditions
  • his grades were satisfactory

(satisfactory is similar to ...) about average; acceptable

"more than adequate as a secretary"

(satisfactory is similar to ...) being satisfactory or in satisfactory condition

"an all-right movie" "the passengers were shaken up but are all right" "is everything all right?" "everything's fine" "things are okay" "dinner and the movies had been fine" "another minute I'd have been fine"

(satisfactory is similar to ...) nonstandard usage

(satisfactory is similar to ...) providing freedom from worry

(satisfactory is similar to ...) completely satisfactory

"his smile said that everything was copacetic" "You had to be a good judge of what a man was like, and the English was copacetic"

(satisfactory is similar to ...) allowing you to pass (e.g., an examination or inspection) satisfactorily

"a passing grade"

(satisfactory is similar to ...) in or into a satisfactory condition

"things are right again now" "put things right"

(means also ...) worthy of acceptance or satisfactory

"acceptable levels of radiation" "performances varied from acceptable to excellent"

(means also ...) having the requisite qualities or resources to meet a task

"she had adequate training" "her training was adequate" "she was adequate to the job" "he was equal to the task"

Definition 2: meeting requirements - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where satisfactory or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the step makes a satisfactory seat
  • I would kill for a decent cup of coffee
  • a decent wage

Synonyms for satisfactory in the sense of this definition

(satisfactory is similar to ...) having desirable or positive qualities especially those suitable for a thing specified

"good news from the hospital" "a good report card" "when she was good she was very very good" "a good knife is one good for cutting" "this stump will make a good picnic table" "a good check" "a good joke" "a good exterior paint" "a good secretary" "a good dress for the office"

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