What does the word gratify mean?

Usage examples for gratify

  1. Otherwise, I do not feel like sharing my affairs with him; I do not want to drag Jessamine Hynds out of her grave to gratify his curiosity. – A Woman Named Smith by Marie Conway Oemler
  2. New Orleans presents very little that can gratify the eye of taste, but nevertheless there is much of novelty and interest for a newly arrived European. – Domestic Manners of the Americans by Fanny Trollope
  3. But this might gratify the father in Sir Austin; it did not touch the man of science. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith