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satisfied

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

2 feeling that one's needs or desires have been met
  • a satisfied vacationer is one who has spent the time doing exactly what he or she wanted

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satisfied

verb
past tense of satisfy

Synonyms & Antonyms of satisfied (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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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

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3 to do what is required by the terms of
  • the contractor had clearly failed to satisfy the terms of the agreement

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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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The first known use of satisfied was in 1772

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“Satisfied.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/satisfied. Accessed 10 December 2019.

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