Synonyms and Antonyms of gratify

  1. 1 to give in to (a desire) just gratify this one whim of mine Synonyms cater (to), indulge, humorRelated Words bask, luxuriate, revel, wallow; coddle, mollycoddle, pamper, spoil; delight, please, pleasure; sate, satiate, satisfyNear Antonyms bridle, check, constrain, curb, inhibit, restrain, stifle

  2. 2 to give satisfaction to your presence at the holiday table would really gratify your grandmother Synonyms agree (with), content, delight, feast, gas [slang], glad [archaic], gladden, please, pleasure, rejoice, satisfy, suit, warmRelated Words appease, mollify, pacify, placate, soothe; assuage, quench, sate, satiate; excite, tickle, titillate; amuse, divert, entertain, treat; captivate, charm; galvanize, thrill; calm, comfort; cater (to), humor, indulge; coddle, mollycoddle, pamper, spoilNear Antonyms aggravate, annoy, bother, bug, chafe, cross, exasperate, gall, get, grate, irk, irritate, nettle, peeve, perturb, pique, put out, ruffle, vex; anger, enrage, incense, inflame (also enflame), infuriate, madden, outrage, rankle, rile, roil, steam up; provoke, rouse; agitate, distress, disturb, fret, upset; harass, harry, pester; affront, insult, offendAntonyms displease

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