[sat-is-fak-tuh-ree, -fak-tree] /ˌsæt ɪsˈfæk tə ri, -ˈfæk tri/
giving or affording satisfaction; fulfilling all demands or requirements:
a satisfactory solution.
Theology. atoning or expiating.
adequate or suitable; acceptable: a satisfactory answer
constituting or involving atonement, recompense, or expiation for sin
satisfactory sat·is·fac·to·ry (sāt’ĭs-fāk’tə-rē)
Providing satisfaction sufficient to meet a demand or requirement.
- Satisfiability problem
A problem used as an example in complexity theory. It can be stated thus: Given a Boolean expression E, decide if there is some assignment to the variables in E such that E is true. A Boolean expression is composed of Boolean variables, (logical) negation (NOT), (logical) conjunction (AND) and parentheses for grouping. The satisfiability […]
verb (used with object), satisfied, satisfying. 1. to fulfill the desires, expectations, needs, or demands of (a person, the mind, etc.); give full contentment to: The hearty meal satisfied him. 2. to put an end to (a desire, want, need, etc.) by sufficient or ample provision: The hearty meal satisfied his hunger. 3. to give […]
verb 1. (intransitive) to act in such a way as to satisfy the minimum requirements for achieving a particular result 2. (transitive) (obsolete) to satisfy
- Satisficing behaviour
/ˈsætɪsˌfaɪsɪŋ/ noun 1. (economics) the form of behaviour demonstrated by firms who seek satisfactory profits and satisfactory growth rather than maximum profits