appear, be, look, prove, seem, sound
consider sth, find sth, regard sth as
highly, most, very

It was all most satisfactory.

completely, fully, perfectly, quite
far from, less than, not altogether, not entirely, not totally, not wholly

The results were not entirely satisfactory.


The arrangement has proved mutually satisfactory.


We hope this proposal is satisfactory to you.

Satisfactory is used with these nouns: ↑answer, ↑arrangement, ↑completion, ↑conclusion, ↑definition, ↑explanation, ↑manner, ↑outcome, ↑performance, ↑progress, ↑record, ↑reply, ↑resolution, ↑response, ↑result, ↑settlement, ↑situation, ↑solution, ↑substitute

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