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1 Translation result for to satisfy in Spanish


satisfy verb

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satisfied, has satisfied, is satisfying, satisfies
bastar; satisfacer, contentar; convencer; cumplir con, llenar; pagar, saldar (una cuenta)

Example sentences of
satisfy verb

  • Nothing satisfies her so much as doing a good job.
  • The movie's ending failed to satisfy audiences.
  • His curiosity was satisfied by their explanation.
  • They have satisfied themselves that the story is only a rumor.

Detailed synonyms for satisfy verb

1. Satisfy, content, appease, gratify significan apaciguar uno sus deseos o anhelos.
  • Satisfy indica el pleno apaciguamiento, no sólo de los deseos o anhelos, sino incluso de necesidades o requisitos <satisfied her fondest desires>.
    antonyms: tantalize
  • Content indica un apaciguamiento al grado de no estar uno inquieto o molesto, aún cuando no se hayan satisfecho plenamente todos sus deseos <had to content himself with second prize>.
  • Appease connota el callar demandas insistentes haciendo concesiones <first they had to appease their angry allies>.
  • Gratify connota el darle placer o la satisfacción a alguien <it gratified him to drive around his immense ranch>.
2. Satisfy, fulfill, meet, answer significan estar a la altura de un conjunto de criterios o requisitos.
  • Satisfy indica suficiencia para un fin o una necesidad anticipada y suele connotar una pauta de comparación <satisfied all the requirements for her degree>.
  • Fulfill, a menudo intercambiable con satisfy, puede indicar más abundancia o riqueza en el llenar las necesidades que son menos calculables o medibles <a son who fulfilled his father's fondest hopes>.
  • Meet indica una exactitud de correspondencia entre un requisito y lo que se propone para satisfacerlo <the company's final offer met the demands of the workers>.
  • Answer suele indicar la mera satisfacción de una demanda, necesidad o propósito, a menudo de manera pasajera o expediente <a solution that answered their immediate need>.

Reverse translation for to satisfy

bastar  - to be enough, to suffice 
satisfacer  - to satisfy, to fulfill, to meet, to pay, to settle 
contentar  - to please, to make happy 
convencer  - to convince, to persuade 
llenar  - to fill, to fill up, to fill in, to meet, to fulfill 
pagar  - to pay, to pay, to pay for, to repay 
saldar  (una cuenta) - to settle, to pay off, to sell-off 
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