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satisfy

US [ˈsætɪsˌfaɪ]
UK [ˈsætɪsfaɪ]
  • v.使满意;使满足;满足(要求、需要等);向…证实
  • Web满足需求;符合;使确信
Simple Present:satisfies  Present Participle:satisfying  Past Tense:satisfied  
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v.
1.
~ sb
使满意;使满足to make sb pleased by doing or giving them what they want
Nothing satisfies him─he's always complaining.
什么都难如他的意,他老在抱怨。
The proposed plan will not satisfy everyone.
拟议中的计划不会让所有人都满意。
2.
~ sth
满足(要求、需要等)to provide what is wanted, needed or asked for
The food wasn't enough to satisfy his hunger .
这食物不足以让他解饿。
to satisfy sb's curiosity
满足某人的好奇心
The education system must satisfy the needs of all children.
教育体系必须满足所有儿童的需要。
We cannot satisfy demand for the product.
我们不能满足对该产品的需求。
She failed to satisfy all the requirements for entry to the college.
她没有达到进入那所学院的全部要求。
3.
向…证实;使确信to make sb certain sth is true or has been done
Her explanation did not satisfy the teacher.
她的解释没有让老师信服。
People need to be satisfied of the need for a new system.
需要使人们明白建立一个新体系的必要性。
Once I had satisfied myself (that) it was the right decision, we went ahead.
一旦我自己确信这个决定是正确的,我们便动手干了起来。

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