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Definition 1: fill, satisfy or meet a want or need or condtion ro restriction - [verb of consumption]

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

  • does this paper meet the requirements for the degree?
  • This job doesn't match my dreams
  • meet a need

Synonyms for satisfy in the sense of this definition

(satisfy is a kind of ...) give what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance

"The hostess provided lunch for all the guests"

(... is a kind of satisfy ) be satisfactory for; meet the requirements of or serve the purpose of

"This may answer her needs"

(... is a kind of satisfy ) overcome or allay

"quell my hunger"

(... is a kind of satisfy ) satisfy in a limited way

"He contented himself with one glass of beer per day"

(... is a kind of satisfy ) be sustained by

"He fed on the great ideas of her mentor"

(... is a kind of satisfy ) satisfy (thirst)

"The cold water quenched his thirst"

(... is a kind of satisfy ) be what is needed or be good enough for what is required

"Does this restaurant fit the bill for the celebration?"

(... is a kind of satisfy ) meet the requirements or expectations of

(... is a kind of satisfy ) be agreeable or acceptable to

"This suits my needs"

Definition 2: make happy or satisfied - [verb of emotion]

Synonyms for satisfy in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of satisfy ) give pleasure to or be pleasing to

"These colors please the senses" "a pleasing sensation"

(... is a kind of satisfy ) give satisfaction

"The waiters around her aim to please"

(... is a kind of satisfy ) make content

"I am contented"

Definition 3: meet the requirements or expectations of - [verb of stative]

Synonyms for satisfy in the sense of this definition

(satisfy is a kind of ...) fill, satisfy or meet a want or need or condtion ro restriction

"does this paper meet the requirements for the degree?" "This job doesn't match my dreams" "meet a need"

(... is a kind of satisfy ) be sufficient; be adequate, either in quality or quantity

"A few words would answer" "This car suits my purpose well" "Will $100 do?" "A `B' grade doesn't suffice to get me into medical school" "Nothing else will serve"

(... is a kind of satisfy ) provide for

"The grant doesn't cover my salary"

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