satisfice
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈsætɪsfaɪs/
1560, Northern alteration of satisfy, probably influenced in form by Latin satisfacere. Verb

satisfice (satisfices, present participle satisficing; past and past participle satisficed)

  1. (obsolete, transitive) To satisfy.
Verb

satisfice (satisfices, present participle satisficing; past and past participle satisficed)

  1. (sociology, intransitive) Of human behavior: to make a choice that suffices to fulfill the minimum requirements to achieve an objective, without special regard for utility maximization or optimization of one's preferences.



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