satisfy

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satisfy(
sah
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tihs
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fay
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to please)
a. satisfacer
Your customer service really satisfied me.Su servicio al cliente realmente me satisfizo.
2. (to fulfill a desire or need)
a. satisfacer
The chocolate satisfied my appetite for now.El chocolate satisfizo mi apetito por ahora.
3. (to meet requirements)
a. satisfacer
You have to satisfy these requirements if you want to apply.Tienes que satisfacer estos requisitos si quieres aplicar.
b. cumplir
I hope to satisfy the scholarship requirements.Espero cumplir con los requisitos de la beca.
4. (to pay off)
a. liquidar
You have until the end of the month to satisfy your debt.Tienes hasta el fin de mes para liquidar tu deuda.
b. saldar
I don't have enough money to satisfy my debt with the bank.No tengo suficiente dinero para saldar mi deuda con el banco.
5. (to convince)
a. convencer
The lawyer finally satisfied them of his client's innocence.El abogado finalmente los convenció de la inocencia de su cliente.
6. (to pass) (United Kingdom)
a. aprobar
Marcela satisfied her professional examination. She's officially a lawyer now.Marcela aprobó su examen profesional. Ya es oficialmente abogada.
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satisfy
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (person, curiosity)
a. satisfacer
2. (condition)
a. satisfacer, cumplir
to satisfy the examinersaprobar el examen
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satisfy [ˈsætɪsfaɪ]
transitive verb
1 (make content) satisfacer; dejar satisfecho
it completely satisfies me me satisface del todo; me ha dejado totalmente satisfecho; nos satisface en grado sumo; to satisfy o.s. with sth contentarse con algo
2 (convince) convencer
to satisfy sb that ... convencer a algn de que ...; to satisfy o.s. that ... convencerse de que ...
3 (fulfil) satisfacer; cumplir
to satisfy the examiners recibir la aprobación del tribunal examinador; to satisfy the requirements cumplir los requisitos
4 (pay off) [+debt] pagar; liquidar
one satisfied customer said that ...
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