Satisfy vs Reimburse - What's the difference?
| Related terms
Satisfy is a related term of reimburse.
As verbs the difference between satisfy and reimburse
is that satisfy
is to do enough for; to meet the needs of; to fulfill the wishes or requirements of while reimburse
is to compensate with payment; especially, to repay money spent on one's behalf.
To do enough for; to meet the needs of; to fulfill the wishes or requirements of.
- I'm not satisfied with the quality of the food here.
To cause (a sentence) to be true when the sentence is interpreted in one's universe.
- Death shall with us two / Be forced to satisfy his ravenous maw.
(dated, literary, transitive) To convince by ascertaining; to free from doubt.
- The complex numbers satisfy .
* 1851 ,
- The standing evidences of the truth of the gospel are in themselves most firm, solid, and satisfying .
To pay to the extent of what is claimed or due.
- I was resolved to satisfy myself whether this ragged Elijah was really dogging us or not, and with that intent crossed the way with Queequeg, and on that side of it retraced our steps.
To answer or discharge (a claim, debt, legal demand, etc.); to give compensation for.
- to satisfy a creditor
- to satisfy a claim or an execution
To compensate with payment; especially, to repay money spent on one's behalf.
- The company will reimburse your expenses for the business trip.
* compensate, pay