gratify definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To kindly or fulfill: their achievement gratified his parent. See Synonyms at please.
    • to offer understanding wanted to; indulge: gratified the woman interest.
    • Archaic To reward.
    • To kindly; to provide pleasure to; to satisfy; to soothe; to indulge
    • To requite; to recompense.
  • verb:
    • To please.
    • to help make content, to satisfy.
    • make happy or happy
    • yield (to); give pleasure to
  • others:
    • To please; offer pleasure to; pleasure; fulfill; indulge.
    • To requite or encourage voluntarily; in addition, to offer a gratuity to.
    • Synonyms Gratify, Indulge, Humor. To gratify is a more good act rather than indulge or to humor. Gratify is frequently used in a beneficial feeling; indulge, frequently in a poor one. Humor conveys a simple or good-natured conformity or administration, ordinarily neither poor nor wicked: as, to humor your eccentricities.

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