Simple Definition of satisfactory
: good enough for a particular purpose
Examples of satisfactory in a sentence
The job requires a satisfactory level of performance.
Results are less satisfactory than had been anticipated.
He gave a satisfactory account of how the accident had happened.
The movie was brought to a satisfactory close.
His work has been satisfactory, but not outstanding.
First Known Use of satisfactory
SATISFACTORY Defined for Kids
Definition of satisfactory for Students
: good enough for a particular purpose : causing satisfaction <satisfactory work>
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