2. [syn: quenched, satisfied, slaked]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Satisfy \Sat"is*fy\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Satisfied; p. pr. &
vb. n. Satisfying.] [OF. satisfier; L. satis enough +
-ficare (in comp.) to make; cf. F. satisfaire, L.
satisfacere. See Sad, a., and Fact.]
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.
Syn: To satiate; sate; content; grafity; compensate. See
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: filled with satisfaction; "a satisfied customer"
2: allayed; "his thirst quenched he was able to continue" [syn:
quenched, satisfied, slaked]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
87 Moby Thesaurus words for "satisfied":
accepting, allayed, assured, at ease, believing, certain, charmed,
cloyed, comfortable, composed, confident, content, contented,
convinced, cozy, crammed, delighted, devout, disgusted, dogmatic,
doubtless, easy, easygoing, engorged, eupeptic, euphoric,
exhilarated, faithful, favorably impressed with, fed-up, fideistic,
full, full of, glad, gladsome, glutted, gorged, gratified, happy,
impressed with, in clover, intrigued, jaded, of good comfort,
overfed, overfull, overgorged, oversaturated, overstuffed,
persuaded, pietistic, pious, pistic, pleased, pleased as Punch,
pleased with, positive, reconciled, replete, resigned, sans souci,
sated, satiated, saturated, secure, sick of, slaked, sold on,
stuffed, supersaturated, sure, surfeited, taken with, thrilled,
tickled, tickled pink, tickled to death, tired of, uncomplaining,
under the impression, undoubtful, undoubting, unrepining,
with a bellyful, with a snootful, with enough of, without care