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1 gratify

Make happy or satisfied.

synonym: satisfy.

Roget 831: be content etc. adj.; rest satisfied, rest and be thankful; take the good the gods provide, let well alone, let well enough alone, feel oneself at home, hug oneself, lay the flattering unction to one's soul.    take up with, take in good part; accept, ... show more

Roget 829: cause pleasure, produce pleasure, create pleasure, give pleasure, afford pleasure, procure pleasure, offer pleasure, present pleasure, yield pleasure etc. 827.    please, charm, delight, ... show more

Dutch: bevredigen, tevredenstellen, vergenoegen, voldoen, volstaan

2 gratify

Yield (to); give satisfaction to.

synonyms: indulge, pander.

Roget 760: permit; give permission etc. n., give power; let, allow, admit; suffer, bear with, tolerate, recognize; concede etc. ... show more

Dutch: zwichten (voor de verleiding), toegeven

Moby thesaurus: achieve inner harmony, allay, appease, assuage, baby, board, bread, cater to, cheer, coddle, compensate, content, cosset, delectate, delight, dine, do proud, elate, favor, feast ... show more.

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