- Present participle of sate.
Variant of sate
transitive verbsated, sating
- 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 of sateprobably altered ; from dialect, dialectal sade, akin to sad, influenced, influence by Classical Latin satiare, to fill full: see satiate