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Meaning of SATISFACTORY

Pronunciation:  `satis'fakturee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  meeting requirements; "the step makes a satisfactory seat"
  2. [adj]  giving satisfaction; "satisfactory living conditions"; "his grades were satisfactory"
 

SATISFACTORY is a 12 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: acceptable, adequate, all right(p), all-right(a), alright, cheering, comforting, copacetic, copasetic, copesetic, copesettic, fair to middling, fine, good, hunky-dory, o.k., ok, okay, passable, passing(a), right, satisfying
 
 Antonyms: unsatisfactory
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sat`is*fac"to*ry\, a. [Cf. F. satisfactoire.]
1. Giving or producing satisfaction; yielding content;
   especially, relieving the mind from doubt or uncertainty,
   and enabling it to rest with confidence; sufficient; as, a
   satisfactory account or explanation.

2. Making amends, indemnification, or recompense; causing to
   cease from claims and to rest content; compensating;
   atoning; as, to make satisfactory compensation, or a
   satisfactory apology.

         A most wise and sufficient means of redemption and
         salvation, by the satisfactory and meritorious death
         and obedience of the incarnate Son of God, Jesus
         Christ.                               --Bp.
                                               Sanderson.
   -- {Sat`is*fac"to*ri*ly}, adv. -- {Sat`is*fac"to*ri*ness},
   n.

 

 

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