satisfaction

  • 1 satisfaction — [ satisfaksjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1155; lat. satisfactio « disculpation » et « réparation juridique » 1 ♦ Acte par lequel qqn obtient la réparation d une offense. ⇒ réparation. Donner, obtenir satisfaction. Théol. Pénitence. ♢ Acte par lequel on accorde à …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 satisfaction — sat·is·fac·tion n 1 a: the act or fact of satisfying b: execution of an accord by performance of the substituted obligation often used in the phrase accord and satisfaction compare accord 3, transaction 3 c …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 Satisfaction — may refer to: *A feeling of gratification; see Contentment *Atonement (satisfaction view), a Christian view of salvation * Satisfaction (Benny Benassi song), a 2003 Electro House song * (I Can t Get No) Satisfaction , a 1965 song by the Rolling… …

    Wikipedia

  • 4 satisfaction — Satisfaction. s. f. v. Action par laquelle on satisfait à ce qu on doit. Il jeusne, il fait des aumosnes pour la satisfaction de ses pechez. il travaille pour la satisfaction de ses creanciers. il l avoit offensé, mais on luy a ordonné de faire… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 5 Satisfaction — Sat is*fac tion, n. [OE. satisfaccioun, F. satisfaction, fr. L. satisfactio, fr. satisfacere to satisfy. See {Satisfy}.] 1. The act of satisfying, or the state of being satisfied; gratification of desire; contentment in possession and enjoyment;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 Satisfaction — bezeichnet: ein Lied der Rolling Stones: (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction ein Lied von Benny Benassi einen US amerikanischen Spielfilm, siehe Satisfaction (Film) eine australische Fernsehserie, siehe Satisfaction (Fernsehserie) in der deutschen… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 7 satisfaction — [sat΄is fak′shən] n. [ME satisfaccioun < OFr satisfaction < L satisfactio] 1. a satisfying or being satisfied 2. something that satisfies; specif., a) anything that brings gratification, pleasure, or contentment b) settlement of debt;… …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 satisfaction — ► NOUN 1) the state of being satisfied. 2) Law the payment of a debt or fulfilment of an obligation or claim. 3) what is felt to be due to one to make up for an injustice: the work will stop if they don t get satisfaction …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 satisfaction — c.1300, performance of an act set forth by a priest or other Church authority to atone for sin, from L. satisfactionem (nom. satisfactio) a satisfying of a creditor, from satisfacere (see SATISFY (Cf. satisfy)). Sense of contentment first… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 10 satisfaction — [n] giving or enjoying a state of comfort, content achievement, amends, amusement, atonement, bliss, cheerfulness, comfort, compensation, complacency, conciliation, contentedness, contentment, delight, ease, enjoyment, fulfillment, gladness, good …

    New thesaurus

  • 11 satisfaction — Satisfaction, Satisfactio, Cic …

    Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • 12 satisfaction — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ complete, deep, great, immense ▪ overall ▪ Clients are asked to rate their overall satisfaction. ▪ evident …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 13 satisfaction — sat|is|fac|tion W3S3 [ˌsætısˈfækʃən] n 1.) [U and C] a feeling of happiness or pleasure because you have achieved something or got what you wanted ≠ ↑dissatisfaction ▪ She got great satisfaction from helping people to learn. ▪ a task which… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 satisfaction — n. act of satisfying state of being satisfied 1) to afford, give satisfaction to 2) to express; feel satisfaction 3) to find, take satisfaction in 4) deep, profound; quiet satisfaction 5) satisfaction that + clause (they felt satisfaction that a… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 15 satisfaction — sat|is|fac|tion [ ,sætıs fækʃən ] noun * 1. ) uncount the feeling of pleasure that you get when you achieve or obtain something you want: satisfaction from: I get a lot of satisfaction from working in the garden. satisfaction with: He expressed… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 16 satisfaction */*/ — UK [ˌsætɪsˈfækʃ(ə)n] / US noun Word forms satisfaction : singular satisfaction plural satisfactions 1) a) [uncountable] the feeling of pleasure that you get when you achieve or obtain something that you want satisfaction from: I get a lot of… …

    English dictionary

  • 17 satisfaction — Act of satisfying; the state of being satisfied. Seago v. New York Cent. R. Co., 349 Mo. 1249,164 S.W.2d 336, 341. The discharge of an obligation by paying a party what is due to him (as on a mortgage, lien, note, or contract), or what is awarded …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 18 satisfaction — See discharge. American Banker Glossary * * * satisfaction sat‧is‧fac‧tion [ˌsætsˈfækʆn] noun 1. [countable, uncountable] the feeling that you are pleased with something you have done, bought, achieved etc: • Our staff work as a team to… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 19 SATISFACTION — s. f. Contentement. J ai eu bien de la satisfaction dans son entretien. Cet enfant donne de la satisfaction à ses parents. Éprouver une douce satisfaction. Je lui en ai témoigné ma satisfaction. C est une affaire dont vous n aurez jamais de… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 20 satisfaction — (sa ti sfak sion ; en vers, de cinq syllabes) s. f. 1°   Sentiment agréable que nous éprouvons quand les choses sont à notre gré. •   Il y a des personnes si peu raisonnables, qu on n en peut avoir de satisfaction de quelque manière qu on agisse… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré