verb (used with object), sat·is·fied, sat·is·fy·ing.
- 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 3x = 6.
verb (used without object), sat·is·fied, sat·is·fy·ing.
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It’s also possible that ByteDance pulls out of a sale altogether if it determines it can’t satisfy both governments, the bidders and its own shareholders.Trump says he won’t extend deadline for TikTok to arrange U.S. sale|Verne Kopytoff|September 10, 2020|Fortune
It does so while still responding with satisfying feedback clicks.
It will satisfy your user and, at the same time, increase the chances of appearing in featured snippets.
Here’s how to build a summer salad that will satisfy and pack well, according to three experts.
Imagine that you have many dice on a table and you’re trying to arrange 128 of them in a way that satisfies the rules of a Keller graph.
At 50 mil, the movie has to be great and totally satisfying.Shocking New Reveals From Sony Hack: J. Law, Pitt, Clooney, and Star Wars|William Boot|December 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The way it was executed was maybe not satisfying to people, and it was in no way tied up in a bow.Michael C. Hall on Going Drag for ‘Hedwig and the Angry Inch’ and Exorcising ‘Dexter’|Marlow Stern|December 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His target splits with a satisfying rumble, and then the fragments detonate as he strafes them with more bullets.
But that was not a satisfying news for the environmentalists.Activists: Moscow Sea Park Is ‘Torturing’ Its Orca Whales|Anna Nemtsova|October 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Huge exposure, 2000 feet of air below you, the sun setting, the hard work to get there— it was so satisfying.Adventure Photographer Jimmy Chin: Defying the Rational, Physically and Creatively|Oliver Jones|October 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Dowager looked from one to the other, as if she were weighing the men and satisfying herself that Marius ran no risk.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
If there is a surplus after satisfying the mortgage debt it must be paid to the mortgagor, or, if he is dead, to his heir.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman|Albert Sidney Bolles
"No, sir," said Larkins boldly, satisfying his conscience because he had not seen the manner of the overthrow.The Daisy Chain|Charlotte Yonge
The miner's daughter was so beatifically happy that the girls found a new and most satisfying thrill in her enjoyment.The Outdoor Girls in the Saddle|Laura Lee Hope
It was impossible to resist an existence which gave me an easy means of satisfying the thousand caprices of Marguerite.Camille (La Dame aux Camilias)|Alexandre Dumas, fils