satisfy


satisfy
1. I
riches do not always satisfy богатство не всегда приносит счастье; fruit does not satisfy фрукты не сытны /не дают чувства сытости/
2. III
1) satisfy smth. satisfy smb.'s ambitions (smb.'s aspirations, smb.'s expectations, etc.) отвечать чьим-л. честолюбивым замыслам к т.д.; satisfy a desire to travel удовлетворять желание путешествовать; satisfy the car (the eye, the heart, etc.) радовать ухо и т.д.; satisfy smb. your explanation satisfies me ваше объяснение меня удовлетворяет; this proposal satisfied everyone это предложение всем подошло /всех устроило/; does that answer satisfy you? вас этот ответ удовлетворяет /устраивает/?; nothing satisfies him, he is always complaining он всем недоволен и вечно жалуется; mere words do not satisfy me мне одних слов мало
2) satisfy smth. satisfy one's hunger (one's thirst) утолять голод (жажду); satisfy one's curiosity (smb.'s desire, smb.'s last, smb.'s wants, etc.) удовлетворять свое любопытство и т.д.; satisfy one's (smb.'s) conscience успокоить свою (чью-л.) совесть; satisfy smb. he ill so grasping that no reasonable sum will satisfy him он так жаден, что никакая разумная сумма денег его не удовлетворит
3) satisfy smth. satisfy an obligation (a claim, a request, a demand, etc.) выполнять обязательство и т.д.; satisfy all requirements отвечать /соответствовать, удовлетворить/ всем требованиям; he could not satisfy the terms of the agreement он не мог выполнить все условии договора; satisfy au algebraic equation удовлетворять условиям уравнения; satisfy smb. satisfy one's creditors рассчитаться с кредиторами, удовлетворить кредиторов
4) satisfy smth. satisfy smb.'s doubts (smb.'s fears, smb.'s anxiety, etc.) рассеять чьи-л. сомнения и т.д.
3. IV
satisfy smb., smth. in same manner satisfy smb. thoroughly (completely, partially, more or less, intellectually, sensually, etc.) удовлетворять кого-л. вполне и т.д.: this piece of work doesn't quite satisfy me, but it is the best I can do эта работа не совсем меня удовлетворяет, но лучше я сделать не могу; satisfy one's appetite fully насытиться
4. XI
1) be satisfied with smb., smth. be satisfied with the boy (with oneself. with a result, with smb.'s offer, with an answer, with smb.'s explanation, with smb.'s work, etc.) быть довольным мальчиком и т.д.; I'm satisfied with the results of the exam я доволен результатом экзамена; he is quite satisfied with his lot он вполне доволен своей судьбой; he will not be satisfied with such a small salary его не устроит такая маленькая зарплата; I'm not satisfied with words мне одних слов мало; be satisfied at some time he is soon satisfied ему немного надо, чтобы быть довольным; он не очень требователен; are you satisfied now? вы теперь удовлетворены /довольны/?: be satisfied in some manner my customers are fully (hardly, scarcely, etc.) satisfied мои клиенты совершенно и т.д. довольны
2) be satisfied that... I'm not satisfied that he's guilty я еще не убежден в его вине
5. XVIII
satisfy oneself that... satisfy oneself that the man is sincere (that everything is all right, pie.) убедиться в том, что этот человек искренен и т.д.
6. XXI1
satisfy smth. for smth. satisfy one's desire for a new car (one's expectations for a responsible position, smb.'s hopes for success, smb.'s hopes for assistance, smb.'s expectations for a fortune, etc.) удовлетворять желание приобрести новую машину и т.д.
7. XXII
satisfy smth. for doing smth. satisfy one's desire for travelling (smb.'s passion for motoring, etc.) удовлетворять желание путешествовать и т.д.
8. XXVI
satisfy smb. that... satisfy mother that there was no cause for her fears (him that he could do the work well, the girl that your story is true, the people that there was no danger, etc.) убеждать мать в том, что ее страхи необоснованы и т.д.

English-Russian dictionary of verb phrases. 2013.

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  • satisfy — sat·is·fy vt fied, fy·ing 1 a: to carry out the terms or obligation of (as by payment of money) refused to satisfy the judgment against her satisfy a condition precedent; broadly: to cause to be discharged, settled, or paid sought to satisfy his… …   Law dictionary

  • satisfy — 1 Satisfy, content can both mean to appease desires or longings. The same distinctions in implications are also found in their corresponding adjectives satisfied and content or contented. Satisfy implies full appeasement not only of a person s… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Satisfy — Sat is*fy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Satisfied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Satisfying}.] [OF. satisfier; L. satis enough + ficare (in comp.) to make; cf. F. satisfaire, L. satisfacere. See {Sad}, a., and {Fact}.] 1. In general, to fill up the measure of a want …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • satisfy — [v1] please, content amuse, animate, appease, assuage, befriend, brighten up, captivate, capture, cheer, cloy, comfort, conciliate, delight, do the trick*, elate, enliven, entertain, enthrall, exhilarate, fascinate, fill, fill the bill*, flatter …   New thesaurus

  • satisfy — (v.) early 15c., from M.Fr. satisfier, from O.Fr. satisfaire, from L. satisfacere discharge fully, comply with, make amends, lit. do enough, from satis enough (from PIE root *sa to satisfy; see SAD (Cf. sad)) + facere perform (see …   Etymology dictionary

  • satisfy — [sat′is fī΄] vt. satisfied, satisfying [ME satisfyen < OFr satisfier < L satisfacere < satis, enough (see SAD) + facere, to make (see DO1)] 1. to fulfill the needs, expectations, wishes, or desires of (someone); content; gratify 2. to… …   English World dictionary

  • Satisfy — Sat is*fy, v. i. 1. To give satisfaction; to afford gratification; to leave nothing to be desired. [1913 Webster] 2. To make payment or atonement; to atone. Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • satisfy — ► VERB (satisfies, satisfied) 1) meet the expectations, needs, or desires of. 2) fulfil (a desire or need). 3) provide with adequate information about or proof of something. 4) comply with (a condition, obligation, or demand). ORIGIN Latin… …   English terms dictionary

  • satisfy */*/*/ — UK [ˈsætɪsfaɪ] / US [ˈsætɪsˌfaɪ] verb Word forms satisfy : present tense I/you/we/they satisfy he/she/it satisfies present participle satisfying past tense satisfied past participle satisfied 1) a) [transitive] to please someone by giving them… …   English dictionary

  • satisfy — sat|is|fy [ sætıs,faı ] verb ** 1. ) transitive to please someone by giving them something they want or need: an agreement that is unlikely to satisfy environmental campaigners It s impossible to satisfy everyone. a ) intransitive or transitive… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • satisfy — sat|is|fy W2S2 [ˈsætısfaı] v past tense and past participle satisfied present participle satisfying third person singular satisfies [T] [Date: 1400 1500; : Old French; Origin: satisfier, from Latin satisfacere, from satis enough + facere to make… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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