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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sat·is·fy v. t. [imp. & p. p. Satisfied p. pr. & vb. n. Satisfying ]
 1. In general, to fill up the measure of a want of (a person or a thing); hence, to grafity fully the desire of; to make content; to supply to the full, or so far as to give contentment with what is wished for.
 Death shall . . . with us two
 Be forced to satisfy his ravenous maw.   --Milton.
 2. To pay to the extent of claims or deserts; to give what is due to; as, to satisfy a creditor.
 3. To answer or discharge, as a claim, debt, legal demand, or the like; to give compensation for; to pay off; to requite; as, to satisfy a claim or an execution.
 4. To free from doubt, suspense, or uncertainty; to give assurance to; to set at rest the mind of; to convince; as, to satisfy one's self by inquiry.
    The standing evidences of the truth of the gospel are in themselves most firm, solid, and satisfying.   --Atterbury.
 Syn: -- To satiate; sate; content; grafity; compensate. See Satiate.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: filled with satisfaction; "a satisfied customer"
      2: allayed; "his thirst quenched he was able to continue" [syn:
          quenched, slaked]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: fulfil the requirements or expectations of [syn: fulfill,
           fulfil, live up to] [ant: fall short of]
      2: make happy or satisfied [syn: gratify] [ant: dissatisfy]
      3: fill or meet a want or need [syn: meet, fill, fulfill,
      [also: satisfied]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      See satisfy