satisfy


satisfy

verb

Definition of SATISFY

1
to put a complete end to (a physical need or desire) <the players satisfied their hunger after the game with a big pasta dinner>
2
to cause (someone) to agree with a belief or course of action by using arguments or earnest requests <it took me a while to satisfy my attorney that I had good grounds for a lawsuit>
Synonyms argue, bring, bring around, convert, convince, gain, get, induce, move, prevail (on or upon), satisfy, talk (into), win (over)
Near Antonyms deter, discourage, dissuade, unsell
3
to do what is required by the terms of <the contractor had clearly failed to satisfy the terms of the agreement>
Synonyms answer, complete, comply (with), fill, keep, meet, redeem, satisfy
5
to provide (someone) with a just payment for loss or injury <the owners of the restaurant were generously satisfied for any business lost during the filming>

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