satiate[sā′s̸hē āt′; for adj., usually, -it]
- The definition of satiate is being full or having had enough or more than enough.
An example of satiate is how you would describe yourself filled up on your favorite meal.
Origin of satiateClassical Latin satiatus, past participle of satiare, to fill full, satisfy ; from satis, enough: see sad
transitive verbsa·ti·at·ed, sa·ti·at·ing, sa·ti·ates
- To satisfy (an appetite, for example) fully.
- To provide (someone) with more than enough; glut.
Origin of satiateMiddle English saciaten, from Latin satiāre, satiāt-, from satis, sufficient; see sā- in Indo-European roots.
(third-person singular simple present satiates, present participle satiating, simple past and past participle satiated)
Used interchangeably with, and more common than, sate.
(comparative more satiate, superlative most satiate)
- Filled to satisfaction or to excess.