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.
Recent Examples of satisfactory from the Web
Hopefully, a satisfactory outcome will soon pave the way for Coral Gables and HPACG to begin restoring the remaining 45 of the 500 original streetlights.
That set off a series of legal filings, with Boyle threatening to release Montano pending the outcome of the case if authorities didn’t give a satisfactory update on his care.
Which seemed to me a less-than-satisfactory answer.
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First Known Use of satisfactory
SATISFACTORY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of satisfactory for English Language Learners
: good enough for a particular purpose
SATISFACTORY Defined for Kids
Definition of satisfactory for Students
: good enough for a particular purpose : causing satisfaction satisfactory work
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