verb (used with object), satisfied, satisfying.
to fulfill the desires, expectations, needs, or demands of (a person, the mind, etc.); give full contentment to:
The hearty meal satisfied him.
to put an end to (a desire, want, need, etc.) by sufficient or ample provision:
The hearty meal satisfied his hunger.
to give assurance to; convince:
to satisfy oneself by investigation.
to answer sufficiently, as an objection.
to solve or dispel, as a doubt.
to discharge fully (a debt, obligation, etc.).
to make reparation to or for:
to satisfy an offended person; to satisfy a wrong.
to pay (a creditor).
to fulfill the requirements or conditions of:
to satisfy a theorem.
(of a value of an unknown) to change (an equation) into an identity when substituted for the unknown: x = 2 satisfies 3 x = 6.
verb (used without object), satisfied, satisfying.
to give satisfaction.
verb (mainly transitive) -fies, -fying, -fied
(also intransitive) to fulfil the desires or needs of (a person)
to provide amply for (a need or desire)
to relieve of doubt; convince
to dispel (a doubt)
to make reparation to or for
to discharge or pay off (a debt) to (a creditor)
to fulfil the requirements of; comply with: you must satisfy the terms of your lease
(maths, logic) to fulfil the conditions of (a theorem, assumption, etc); to yield a truth by substitution of the given value: x = 3 satisfies x² – 4x + 3 = 0
noun 1. Eisaku [ey-sah-koo;; Japanese ey-sah-koo] /eɪˈsɑ ku;; Japanese ˈeɪ sɑˌku/ (Show IPA), 1901–75, Japanese political leader: prime minister 1964–72; Nobel Peace Prize 1974.
- Sato eisaku
noun 1. 1901–75, Japanese statesman: prime minister (1964–72). During his term of office Japan became a major economic power. He shared the Nobel peace prize (1974) for opposing the proliferation of nuclear weapons
noun, Zen. 1. sudden enlightenment. noun 1. (Zen Buddhism) the state of sudden indescribable intuitive enlightenment
noun a large mobile phone that can communicate via an orbiting geostationary communications satellite(s); also called satellite phone , [satellite telephone] Examples Satphones are popular on expeditions into remote areas where terrestrial cellular service is unavailable. Word Origin 1991; shortening of satellite telephone (1968) and satellite phone (1972)