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satisfactory

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adjective sat·is·fac·to·ry \ˌsa-təs-ˈfak-t(ə-)rē\

Simple Definition of satisfactory

  • : good enough for a particular purpose

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of satisfactory

  1. :  giving satisfaction :  adequate <a satisfactory performance>

satisfactorily

play \-t(ə-)rə-lē\ adverb

satisfactoriness

noun

Examples of satisfactory in a sentence

  1. The job requires a satisfactory level of performance.

  2. Results are less satisfactory than had been anticipated.

  3. He gave a satisfactory account of how the accident had happened.

  4. The movie was brought to a satisfactory close.

  5. His work has been satisfactory, but not outstanding.



15th Century

First Known Use of satisfactory

15th century


SATISFACTORY Defined for Kids

satisfactory

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adjective sat·is·fac·to·ry \ˌsa-təs-ˈfak-tə-rē\

Definition of satisfactory for Students

  1. :  good enough for a particular purpose :  causing satisfaction <satisfactory work>

satisfactorily

\-rə-lē\ adverb




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