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- v. To satisfy.
- v. To make a choice that suffices to fulfill the minimum requirements to achieve an objective, without special regard for utility maximization or optimization of one's preferences.
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- v. decide on and pursue a course of action satisfying the minimum requirements to achieve a goal
1560, Northern alteration of satisfy, probably influenced in form by Latin satisfacere. (Wiktionary)