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Satisfy, 1) to feed to the full: “which, having all, all could not s.” Lucr. 96. “sharp hunger by the conquest --ed,” Lucr. 96 “let us s. our eyes with the things of fame that do renown this city,” Tw. III, 3, 22. “my fancy may be --ed,” H6A V, 3, 91. “whose thirst York and young Rutland could not s.” H6C II, 6, 84. “she makes hungry where most she --es,” Ant. II, 2, 243. cf. the quibble in II, 7, 56.
2) to give satisfaction; to content; to gratify: Gent. V, 4, 79. Wiv. II, 1, 195. IV, 2, 172. Meas. II, 2, 104. III, 1, 170 (do not s. your resolution with hopes that are fallible; i. e. do not set yourself at ease, do not gratify yourself, who were just now resolved to die, with false hopes). IV, 3, 79. Ado V, 1, 285. LLL II, 153. Merch. IV, 1, 415. Merch. IV, 1, 415 As V, 2, 124. Shr. III, 2, 111. All's II, 3, 206. Wint. I, 2, 232. Wint. I, 2, 232 Wint. I, 2, 232 IV, 4, 635. John II, 557. R2 IV, 272. R2 IV, 272 H4B II, 1, 143. H6A II, 5, 21. H6C II, 2, 99. II, 5, 104. II, 5, 104 II, 5, 104 III, 2, 20. R3 III, 3, 21. V, 3, 72. H8 II, 4, 148. Troil. II, 3, 149. Tit. II, 3, 180. Rom. II, 1, 9. III, 1, 75. III, 5, 93. III, 5, 93 Caes. II, 2, 72. III, 1, 48 (Caesar does not wrong, nor without cause will he be --ed; i. e. not base flattery, but a real cause, a reasonable motive, can alone content him and induce him to grant a pardon). III, 1, 48 III, 1, 48 IV, 2, 10.* Hml. V, 2, 255. Oth. I, 2, 88. V, 2, 318. Ant. II, 7, 56. III, 13, 167. Cymb. IV, 4, 16. V, 4, 15 (== to give satisfaction, to make amends). Per. IV, 1, 72.
3) to free from doubt and uncertainty, to inform fully, to convince: “s. me so,” LLL II, 163. “to s. you in what I have said,” Shr. IV, 2, 4. “though I am --ed and need no more than what I know,” Wint. II, 1, 189. “I will be --ed, let me see the writing,” R2 V, 2, 59. “would be better --ed how in our means we should advance ourselves,” H4B I, 3, 6. “--ed that Queen Isabel was lineal of the Lady Ermengare,” H5 I, 2, 80. “to s. my opinion,” H5 III, 2, 105 (Fluellen's speech). “to s. myself, in craving your opinion,” H6B II, 2, 3. “how far you --ed me,” H8 II, 4, 211. “he is returned in his opinions, which have --ed the king for his divorce,” III, 2, 65. “let me be --ed, is't good or bad?” Rom. II, 5, 37. “we will be --ed,” Caes. III, 2, 1. “I will be --ed,” Mcb. IV, 1, 104. “to s. my remembrance the more strongly,” V, 1, 37. “s. yourself,” Oth. I, 1, 138. “would I were --ed,” III, 3, 390. III, 3, 390 III, 3, 390 “you shall be --ed,” IV, 2, 252. “he hath given me --ing reasons,” V, 1, 9. “if you seek for further --ing,” Cymb. II, 4, 134. “s. me home what is become of her,” III, 5, 92. “if further yet you will be --ed,” Per. I, 3, 16. With of, == to give full information about: “you are not --ed of these events at full,” Merch. V, 296. “of this my letters before did s. you,” Ant. II, 2, 52.
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