Satisfy etymology


English word satisfy comes from Latin satis (Adequately, sufficiently Enough, filled, plenty.)

Etymology of satisfy

Detailed word origin of satisfy

Dictionary entry Language Definition
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 (en) (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 [...]

Words with the same origin as satisfy

Descendants of satis

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