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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words [1]

1: Χορτάζω (Strong'S #5526 — Verb — chortazo — khor-tad'-zo )

"to fill or satisfy with food," is translated "satisfy" in  Mark 8:4 , AV (RV, "to fill"). See Fill , No. 8.

2: Ἐμπίπλημι (Strong'S #1705 — Verb — empiplemi | empletho — em-pip'-lay-mee, em-play'-tho )

"to fill up, fill full, satisfy" (en, "in," pimplemi or pletho, "to fill"), is used metaphorically in  Romans 15:24 , of taking one's fill of the company of others, RV, "I shall have been satisfied" (Av, "I be ... filled"). See Fill , No. 6.

King James Dictionary [2]

Sat'Isfy, L satisfacio satis, enough, and facio, to make.

1. To gratify wants, wishes or desires to the full extent to supply possession or enjoyment till no more is desired. The demands of hunger may be easily satisfied but who can satisfy the passion for money or honor? 2. To supply fully what is necessary and demanded by natural laws as, to satisfy with rain the desolate and waste ground.  Job 38 . 3. To pay to content to recompense or indemnify to the full extent of claims as, to satisfy demands.

He is well paid, that is, well satisfied.

4. To appease by punishment as, to satisfy rigor. 5. To free from doubt, suspense or uncertainty to cause the mind to rest in confidence by ascertaining the truth as, to satisfy one's self by inquiry. 6. To convince. A jury must be satisfied of the guilt of a man, before they can justly condemn him.

The standing evidences of the truth of the gospel are in themselves most firm, solid and satisfying.

7. To pay to discharge as, to satisfy an execution.

Debts due to the United States are to be first satisfied.


1. To give content. Earthly good never satisfies. 2. To feed or supply to the full. 3. To make payment. But the intransitive use of this verb is generally elliptical.

Webster's Dictionary [3]

(1): ( a.) To answer or discharge, as a claim, debt, legal demand, or the like; to give compensation for; to pay off; to requite; as, to satisfy a claim or an execution.

(2): ( a.) In general, to fill up the measure of a want of (a person or a thing); hence, to grafity fully the desire of; to make content; to supply to the full, or so far as to give contentment with what is wished for.

(3): ( a.) To pay to the extent of claims or deserts; to give what is due to; as, to satisfy a creditor.

(4): ( a.) To free from doubt, suspense, or uncertainty; to give assurance to; to set at rest the mind of; to convince; as, to satisfy one's self by inquiry.

(5): ( v. i.) To give satisfaction; to afford gratification; to leave nothing to be desired.

(6): ( v. i.) To make payment or atonement; to atone.