Definition of Satisfy

  • (a.) In general, to fill up the measure of a want of (a person or a thing); hence, to grafity fully the desire of; to make content; to supply to the full, or so far as to give contentment with what is wished for.
  • (a.) To pay to the extent of claims or deserts; to give what is due to; as, to satisfy a creditor.
  • (a.) To answer or discharge, as a claim, debt, legal demand, or the like; to give compensation for; to pay off; to requite; as, to satisfy a claim or an execution.
  • (a.) To free from doubt, suspense, or uncertainty; to give assurance to; to set at rest the mind of; to convince; as, to satisfy one's self by inquiry.
  • (v. i.) To give satisfaction; to afford gratification; to leave nothing to be desired.
  • (v. i.) To make payment or atonement; to atone.

Homophones of Satisfy


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