from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Giving satisfaction sufficient to meet a demand or requirement; adequate.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Done to satisfaction; adequate or sufficient
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Giving or producing satisfaction; yielding content; especially, relieving the mind from doubt or uncertainty, and enabling it to rest with confidence; sufficient.
- adj. Making amends, indemnification, or recompense; causing to cease from claims and to rest content; compensating; atoning.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Affording satisfaction; satisfying; that fully gratifies or contents; fulfilling all demands or requirements: as, to make satisfactory arrangements; to give a satisfactory account; a satisfactory state of affairs.
- Making reparation, atonement, or expiation; expiatory.
- Synonyms Gratifying, pleasing, sufficient, convincing, conclusive, decisive. See satisfy.
- n. A place or means of atonement or retribution.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. giving satisfaction
- adj. meeting requirements
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