Juliana eats a small bowl of ice cream every afternoon to satiate her craving for something sweet and creamy.
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 verb-·at·ed, -·at·ing
- Now Rare to satisfy to the full; gratify completely
- to provide with more than enough, so as to weary or disgust; glut; surfeit
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.