- Sate is defined as to fill with more than is needed, particularly with food.
An example of to sate is to eat five cheeseburgers and six orders of cheese fries.
sate definition by Webster's New World
- to satisfy (an appetite, desire, etc.) to the full; gratify completely
- to provide with more than enough, so as to weary or disgust; surfeit; glut
Origin: probably altered ; from dialect, dialectal sade, akin to sad, influenced, influence by Classical Latin satiare, to fill full: see satiate
sate definition by American Heritage Dictionary
transitive verb sat·ed, sat·ing, sates
- To satisfy (an appetite) fully.
- To satisfy to excess.
Origin: Probably alteration of Middle English saden, from Old English sadian; see sā- in Indo-European roots.