Synonyms and Antonyms 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 Synonyms assuage, quench, sate, satiate, slake Related Words cater (to), gratify, humor, indulge; alleviate, lighten, relieve; cloy, saturate, surfeit Near Antonyms arouse, excite, pique, stimulate; tantalize, tease
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), persuade, talk (into), win (over)Related Words blandish, blarney, cajole, coax, entreat, exhort, fast-talk, urge, wheedle; allure, beguile, lead on, lure, seduce, snow, tempt; brainwash, overpersuade; incline, influence, move, prompt, sell, sway; attract, draw, entice, interest; chew over, converse, debate, discuss, dispute, hash (over), moot; reason (with)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, fulfillRelated Words conclude, consummate, finalize, finish, perfect; accomplish, achieve, bring about, bring off, carry out, effect; commit, compass, discharge, execute, follow through (with), make, performNear Antonyms default (on); disregard, forget, ignore, neglect, overlook, overpass, pass over, slightAntonyms breach, break, transgress, violate
4 to give satisfaction to a hot dinner and a relaxing massage never fails to satisfy her husband Synonyms agree (with), content, delight, feast, gas [slang], glad [archaic], gladden, gratify, pleasure, rejoice, please, 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
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 Synonyms indemnify, recompense, recoup, remunerate, requite, compensateRelated Words refund, reimburse, repay; redress, remedy, repair; discharge, pay, quit
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