Student Thesaurus

One entry found for satisfy.
Entry Word: satisfy
Function: verb
Text: 1 to put a complete end to (a physical need or desire) <they satisfied their hunger after the game with a big pasta dinner>
Synonyms assuage, quench, sate, satiate
Related Words cater (to), gratify, indulge; alleviate, lighten, relieve
Near Antonyms arouse, excite, pique, stimulate; tantalize, tease
2 to cause (someone) to agree with a belief or course of action by using arguments or earnest requests <it took me a while to satisfy my teacher that I had a good excuse for being late> -- see PERSUADE
3 to do what is required by the terms of <had failed to satisfy the terms of the agreement> -- see FULFILL 1
4 to give satisfaction to <a hot dinner and a relaxing massage never fails to satisfy her husband> -- see PLEASE