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sat·is·fac·tion / ˌsatisˈfakshən/ • n. fulfillment of one's wishes, expectations, or needs, or the pleasure derived from this: he smiled with satisfaction. ∎  Law the payment of a debt or fulfillment of an obligation or claim: in full and final satisfaction of the claim. ∎  what is felt to be owed or due to one, esp. in reparation of an injustice or wrong: the work will come to a halt if the electricity and telephone people don't get satisfaction. ∎  Christian Theol. Christ's atonement for sin. ∎ hist. the opportunity to defend one's honor in a duel: I demand the satisfaction of a gentleman. PHRASES: to one's satisfaction so that one is satisfied: some amendments were made, not entirely to his satisfaction.

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Satisfaction

SATISFACTION

The discharge of an obligation by paying a party what is due—as on a mortgage, lien, or contract—or by paying what is awarded to a person by the judgment of a court or otherwise. An entry made on the record, by which a party in whose favor a judgment was rendered declares that she has been satisfied and paid.

The fulfillment of a gift by will, whereby the testator—one who dies leaving a will—makes an inter vivos gift, one which is made while the testator is alive to take effect while the testator is living, to the beneficiary with the intent that it be in lieu of the gift by will. Inequity, something given either in whole or in part as a substitute or equivalent for something else.

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satisfaction

satisfaction performance by a penitent of acts enjoined by his confessor XIII; payment in full of a debt, etc.; atonement made by Jesus Christ for sin; action of gratifying to the full XIV; release from uncertainty XVI. — (O)F. — L. satisfactiō, -ōn-, f. pp. stem of satisfacere (whence, through OF. satisfier, satisfy XV), f. satis enough (cf. SAD); see -FACTION, -FY.

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desertion, disconcertion, dispersion, diversion, emersion, excursion, exertion, extroversion, immersion, incursion, insertion, interspersion, introversion, Persian, perversion, submersion, subversion, tertian, version •excerption

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