Fail and Satisfy


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Fail verb – To fall short in satisfying the expectation or hope of.
Usage example: although the minor-league franchise continues to fail local fans, hope springs eternal

Satisfy is an antonym for fail.
Nearby Words: failure, failing, failed
Antonyms for Fail


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Satisfy verb – To put a complete end to (a physical need or desire).
Fail is an antonym for satisfy in topics: pay, please, answer.
Nearby Words: satisfaction, satisfied, satisfying
Antonyms for Satisfy
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Common collocations

woman fail woman satisfy woman
people fail people satisfy people
everyone fail everyone satisfy everyone

Both words in one sentence

  • Taken for Granite: This is what happens to Dragons when they fail to satisfy their dependence on humans admiring and aduling them.
  • Troll Bridge After their first three attempts fail to satisfy him, Megan uses the last coin to wish for a friend for Niblick.
    Source: Troll Bridge
  • Literature / Arsène Lupin If you fail to satisfy this request in time, I shall proceed with their removal on the night of Wednesday, the 27th of September.— Classic letter from Arsène Lupin.
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Satisfy or Fail. 2016. Accessed March 01, 2021.

Antonyms for fail
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