Pronunciation: (grat'u-fī"),[key] —v.t.,-fied, -fy•ing. 1. to give pleasure to (a person or persons) by satisfying desires or humoring inclinations or feelings: Her praise will gratify all who worked so hard to earn it. 2. to satisfy; indulge; humor, as one's desires or appetites.
3. Obs.to reward; remunerate.