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English definition of “satisfy”

satisfy

verb [T] (BELIEVING)    /ˈsæt.ɪs.faɪ/ US  /ˈsæt̬-/
to make someone believe that something is true: His explanation satisfied the court. [+ (that)] I satisfied myself (that) I had locked the door.formal The authorities were satisfied of (= they accepted) the seriousness of his situation.Proving and disprovingReassuring
(Definition of satisfy verb (BELIEVING) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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