satisfy with

satisfy (someone, something, or oneself) with (something)

1. To make someone, something, or oneself fully content or pleased with some achievement or attainment. I knew I couldn't satisfy my father with a degree in public health. For him, I either became a doctor, or I was a disappointment. I used to worry I wasn't making the most of myself, but I've learned to satisfy myself with my current career trajectory. You'll never satisfy your employer with the bare minimum of effort.
2. To have or use something that fulfills the requirements of someone or something. I'm trying to satisfy the liberal arts requirement with a class on medieval poetry. Our CEO is in charge of approving these types of budgetary requests, and you'll only satisfy him with a detailed plan of how the money will be spent.
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satisfy (someone or an animal) with something

to use something to please or content someone or an animal. Do you think I can satisfy Mrs. Franklin with payment for her broken window? A dog biscuit will satisfy the dog until its regular feeding time.
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Gbassakollie, specifically the result from Salala District, Lower Bong County, 19 out of 24 respondents are not satisfied with water and sanitation, while 17 out of 24 are not satisfied about education, 21 out 24 not satisfy with healthcare, 24 out of 24 not satisfy about security, 22 out of 24 not satisfy with orientation and empowerment, 22 out 24 not satisfy about reconciliation, and 14 out of 24 not satisfy about corruption and accountability, respectively.