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# Satisfy vs. Satisfied

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Satisfyverb

(ambitransitive) To do enough for; to meet the needs of; to fulfill the wishes or requirements of.

‘I'm not satisfied with the quality of the food here.’;

Satisfiedverb

simple past tense and past participle of satisfy

Satisfyverb

(transitive) To cause (a sentence) to be true when the sentence is interpreted in one's universe.

‘The complex numbers satisfy $\exists x:x^2+1=0$.’;

In a state of satisfaction.

‘I'm satisfied with your progress in your homework, so you can watch television now.’;

Satisfyverb

To convince by ascertaining; to free from doubt.

filled with satisfaction;

‘a satisfied customer’;

Satisfyverb

(transitive) To pay to the extent of what is claimed or due.

‘to satisfy a creditor’;

allayed;

‘his thirst quenched he was able to continue’;

Satisfyverb

(transitive) To answer or discharge (a claim, debt, legal demand, etc.); to give compensation for.

‘to satisfy a claim or an execution’;

Satisfyverb

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 twoBe forced to satisfy his ravenous maw.’;

Satisfyverb

To pay to the extent of claims or deserts; to give what is due to; as, to satisfy a creditor.

Satisfyverb

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.

Satisfyverb

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.’;

Satisfyverb

To give satisfaction; to afford gratification; to leave nothing to be desired.

Satisfyverb

To make payment or atonement; to atone.

Satisfyverb

fulfil the requirements or expectations of

Satisfyverb

fill or meet a want or need

Satisfyverb

meet the expectations, needs, or desires of (someone)

‘I have never been satisfied with my job’;

Satisfyverb

fulfil (a desire or need)

‘social services is trying to satisfy the needs of so many different groups’;

Satisfyverb

adequately meet or comply with (a condition, obligation, or demand)

‘the whole team is working flat out to satisfy demand’;

Satisfyverb

pay off (a debt or creditor)

‘there was insufficient collateral to satisfy the loan’;

Satisfyverb

provide (someone) with adequate or convincing information or proof about something

‘people need to be satisfied that the environmental assessments are accurate’; ‘the chief engineer satisfied himself that it was not a weapon’;

Satisfyverb

(of a quantity) make (an equation) true.