- sat|is|fac|to|ry [ ,sætıs`fækt(ə)ri ] adjective *1. ) good enough to be accepted in a particular situation:His work is far from satisfactory.I have still not received a satisfactory answer to my question.The patient was said to be in a satisfactory condition.2. ) MAINLY BRITISH enjoyable and pleasing:a satisfactory outcome/conclusion/arrangement/resultsatisfactory to: This new arrangement has proved highly satisfactory to us all.╾ sat|is|fac|to|ri|ly adverb:They failed to perform satisfactorily.
Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.
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satisfactory — UK US /ˌsætɪsˈfæktəri/ adjective ► good or good enough for a particular need or purpose: »a satisfactory outcome/result/solution »a satisfactory performance/progress do a satisfactory job »The task of the customer s representative is to get a… … Financial and business terms
Satisfactory — Sat is*fac to*ry, a. [Cf. F. satisfactoire.] 1. Giving or producing satisfaction; yielding content; especially, relieving the mind from doubt or uncertainty, and enabling it to rest with confidence; sufficient; as, a satisfactory account or… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
satisfactory — index adequate, ample, competent, eligible, mediocre, palatable, prima facie (legally sufficient), right (su … Law dictionary
satisfactory — 1540s, from L.L. satisfactorius, from L. satisfactus, pp. of satisfacere (see SATISFY (Cf. satisfy)). Related: Satisfactorily … Etymology dictionary
satisfactory — [adj] acceptable, sufficient adequate, all right, ample, A OK*, appeasing, assuaging, assuasive, average, cogent, comfortable, competent, cool*, decent, delighting, enough, fair, fulfilling, good, good enough, gratifying, groovy*, passable,… … New thesaurus
satisfactory — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ fulfilling expectations or needs; acceptable. DERIVATIVES satisfactorily adverb … English terms dictionary
satisfactory — [sat΄is fak′tə rē, sat΄is fak′trē] adj. [Fr satisfactoire < ML satisfactorius] good enough to fulfill a need, wish, requirement, etc.; satisfying or adequate satisfactorily adv. satisfactoriness n … English World dictionary
satisfactory — sat|is|fac|to|ry [ˌsætısˈfæktəri] adj something that is satisfactory seems good enough for you, or good enough for a particular situation or purpose = ↑acceptable ≠ ↑unsatisfactory ▪ His progress this term has been satisfactory. satisfactory… … Dictionary of contemporary English
satisfactory */*/ — UK [ˌsætɪsˈfækt(ə)rɪ] / US adjective 1) good enough to be accepted in a particular situation I have still not received a satisfactory answer to my question. His work is far from satisfactory. The patient was said to be in a satisfactory condition … English dictionary
satisfactory — adj. VERBS ▪ appear, be, look, prove, seem, sound ▪ consider sth, find sth, regard sth as ADVER … Collocations dictionary