French translation of 'satisfy'
1. (= make happy) satisfaire ⧫ contenter
2. (= convince) convaincre ⧫ persuader
to satisfy sb that ... convaincre qn que ...
to satisfy o.s. of sth vérifier qch ⧫ s’assurer de qch
3. (= fulfil)
[requirements, conditions] remplir ⧫ satisfaire à
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Example Sentences Including 'satisfy'
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Irvine will have to sell non-core assets to satisfy creditors.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
She will sell her house to satisfy her creditors.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
This might satisfy the creditors and could put the company on a sound financial footing.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
The art of writing popular science is the art of satisfying the curiosity you have piqued.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
We spend so much time at work that it makes sense to do something you find satisfying.The Sun (2015)
The fact they viewed it as such a formality makes it doubly satisfying we knocked them out.The Sun (2010)
Without a doubt I'm satisfied with his commitment.The Sun (2013)
The menu was broad, and straightforward enough to satisfy all of our needs.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
They do want something more aesthetically satisfying.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
But being world champion may not be enough to satisfy him.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Meals out and theatre and cinema trips satisfy a need to socialise and provide lasting memories.The Sun (2009)
That's quite enough to satisfy the appetites of any man.The Sun (2015)
They face the prospect of administration if they cannot satisfy creditors.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
What makes shaving so satisfying for me?Christianity Today (2000)
Sometimes the who question will help us satisfy simple curiosity.A Short Guide to Writing About History (1995)
This may be one place where we should satisfy our curiosity and then move on.THE EARTH: An Intimate History (2004)
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British English: satisfy VERB
If someone or something satisfies you, they give you enough of what you want or need to make you pleased or contented.
The pace of change has not been quick enough to satisfy everyone.
Translation of satisfy from the Collins English to French Dictionary