gratify

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Etymology[edit]

From French gratifier, from Latin gratificare (to do a favor to, oblige, please, gratify), from gratus (kind, pleasing) + facere (to make).

Verb[edit]

gratify (third-person singular simple present gratifies, present participle gratifying, simple past and past participle gratified)

  1. To please.
  2. To make content, to satisfy.

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