UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈsætɪsfaɪd/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈsætɪsˌfaɪd/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(satis fīd′)

From the verb satisfy: (⇒ conjugate)
satisfied is: Click the infinitive to see all available inflections
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. a satisfied [customer, client, user, consumer]
  2. another satisfied customer!
  3. is satisfied with the (new) [job, salary, conditions]
  4. the [parents, students, workers, bosses] would be satisfied if
  5. was satisfied with their [response, answer, explanation]
  6. was satisfied with the [result, performance, score, display]
  7. was [reasonably, fairly, very] satisfied (with the performance)
  8. is not satisfied with [how, when, where]
  9. [on the whole, overall] I am (very) satisfied
  10. I'm satisfied that he is [telling the truth, being honest]
  11. will not rest until I am satisfied that
  12. Are you satisfied yet?
  13. although satisfied, he [wanted, expected] more
  14. that [ought to, should] keep them satisfied
  15. was [ultimately, finally, eventually] satisfied that
  16. had a satisfied [look, face, expression]
  17. sexually explicit: left her (feeling) satisfied
  18. sexually explicit: is (not) satisfied in [bed, the bedroom]
  19. sexually explicit: a satisfied lover
  20. sexually explicit: Are you satisfied with your [love, sex] life?
WordReference English Collocations © 2020


Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. satisfy your [desires, hunger]
  2. satisfy their [demands, needs]
  3. satisfy the [need, desire, demand] for
  4. satisfy your own [needs, desires] (first)
  5. satisfy the requirements for the [school, job]
  6. (enough) to satisfy requirements
  7. [all, only some, which] of the requirements were satisfied
  8. [a snack, a meal, enough] to satisfy your hunger
  9. [not enough, more than enough, insufficient] to satisfy
  10. satisfy yourself by [checking, phoning]
  11. satisfy (him) with their [assurances, answers, word]
  12. [assurances] satisfied him
  13. sexually explicit: satisfied her [husband, lover, boyfriend, partner]
  14. sexually explicit: [couldn't, tried to, did everything to] satisfy her [husband]
  15. sexually explicit: satisfy her sexually
  16. sexually explicit: satisfy yourself (by masturbating)
  17. satisfy [a debt, a loan, an obligation]
  18. the [debt] was satisfied in [full, 5 years]
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