Satisfy vs Reimburse - What's the difference?

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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.

satisfy

English

Verb

(en-verb)
  • 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.
  • * Milton
  • Death shall with us two / Be forced to satisfy his ravenous maw.
  • To cause (a sentence) to be true when the sentence is interpreted in one's universe.
  • The complex numbers satisfy \exists x:x^2+1=0.
  • (dated, literary, transitive) To convince by ascertaining; to free from doubt.
  • * Atterbury
  • The standing evidences of the truth of the gospel are in themselves most firm, solid, and satisfying .
  • * 1851 ,
  • 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 pay to the extent of what is claimed or due.
  • to satisfy a creditor
  • To answer or discharge (a claim, debt, legal demand, etc.); to give compensation for.
  • to satisfy a claim or an execution

    Antonyms

    * (l) * (l)

    reimburse

    English

    Verb

    (reimburs)
  • To compensate with payment; especially, to repay money spent on one's behalf.
  • The company will reimburse your expenses for the business trip.

    Derived terms

    * reimbursable * reimbursement * reimburser

    Hypernyms

    * compensate, pay