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gratify

US [ˈɡrætɪˌfaɪ]
UK [ˈɡrætɪfaɪ]
  • v.使高兴;使满意;满足(愿望、需要等)
  • Web使满足;使高兴使满足;使喜悦
Simple Present:gratifies  Present Participle:gratifying  Past Tense:gratified  
gratify
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v.
1.
使高兴;使满意to please or satisfy sb
It gratified him to think that it was all his work.
他想到这都是他的工作成果,感到十分欣慰。
I was gratified by their invitation.
收到他们的邀请,我感到很高兴。
2.
~ sth
满足(愿望、需要等)to satisfy a wish, need, etc.
He only gave his consent in order to gratify her wishes.
他只是为满足她的愿望才同意的。

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