English word satisfy comes from Latin satis (Adequately, sufficiently Enough, filled, plenty.).
Satisfy detailed word origin explanation
|satis || Latin (lat) ||Adequately, sufficiently Enough, filled, plenty. |
|satisfacio || Latin (lat) ||I apologize, make amends. I satisfy, content. I secure, pay off. |
|satisfaire || Old French (fro) ||To pay (usually wages or debt). |
|satisfier || Middle French (frm) || |
|satisfy || English (eng) ||(dated, literary, transitive) To convince by ascertaining; to free from doubt.. (transitive) To answer or discharge (a claim, debt, legal demand, etc.); to give compensation for.. (transitive) To cause (a sentence) to be true when the sentence is interpreted in one's universe.. (transitive) To do enough for; to meet the needs of; to fulfill the wishes or requirements of.. (transitive) To pay [...] |
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