Definition of Satisfying

1. Adjective. Providing abundant nourishment. "Four square meals a day"

Exact synonyms: Hearty, Solid, Square, Substantial
Similar to: Wholesome
Derivative terms: Substantialness

2. Adjective. Providing freedom from worry.
Exact synonyms: Cheering, Comforting
Similar to: Satisfactory

Definition of Satisfying

1. Adjective. That satisfies, gratifies, pleases or comforts. ¹

2. Verb. (present participle of satisfy) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Satisfying

1. satisfy [v] - See also: satisfy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Satisfying

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satisfiability
satisfiable
satisfice
satisficed
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satisficing
satisfie
satisfied
satisfier
satisfiers
satisfies
satisfieth
satisfy
satisfying (current term)
satisfyingly
satisfyingness
sative
satnav
satnavs
satori
satoris
satoyama
satpaevite
satphone
satphones
satrap
satrapal
satrapate

Literary usage of Satisfying

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1. A Treatise on Conic Sections: Containing an Account of Some of the Most by George Salmon (1879)
"The properties of systems of curves, satisfying one condition less than is sufficient to ... Let /< be the number of conies satisfying four conditions, ..."

2. The Law of Contracts by Samuel Williston, Clarence Martin Lewis (1920)
"CHAPTER XIX SATISFACTION OF THE STATUTE BY ACCEPTANCE AND RECEIPT OR PART PAYMENT Methods of satisfying the statute 539 Satisfaction of Section 17 540 ..."

3. Higher Mathematics for Students of Chemistry and Physics: With Special by Joseph William Mellor (1902)
"Straight Lines satisfying Conditions. The reader should work through the following ... (14) which is an equation of a straight line satisfying the required ..."

4. Roughing It by Mark Twain (2001)
"... showed us more on his arms and face, and said he believed he had bullets enough in his body to make a satisfying A FOE. pig of lead. ..."

5. The Public Records of the Colony of Connecticut [1636-1776] by Connecticut, Connecticut General Assembly, Connecticut Council, Council of Safety (Conn.)., James Hammond Trumbull, Charles Jeremy Hoadly (1881)
"Qd. as also the incident charges of such sales, and the monies arising on the sale aforesaid to dispose of for the satisfying such debts and charges, ..."

6. Abridgment of the Debates of Congress, from 1789 to 1856: From Gales and by United States Congress, Thomas Hart Benton (1868)
"During this extended course of time—embracing periods eminently favorable for satisfying all just jemands upon the Government, the claims embraced in this ..."

7. The Elements of Analytic Geometry by Percey Franklyn Smith, Arthur Sullivan Gale (1904)
"This discussion leads to the fundamental definition : The equation of the locus of a point satisfying a given condition is an equation in the variables x ..."

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