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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  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 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  1:  filled  with  satisfaction;  "a  satisfied  customer" 
  2:  allayed;  "his  thirst  quenched  he  was  able  to  continue"  [syn: 
  {quenched},  {slaked}] 

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