An example of to sate is to eat five cheeseburgers and six orders of cheese fries.
At last he stopped, his hunger and thirst sated.
Origin of sate
- Probably alteration of Middle English saden from Old English sadian sā- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From earlier sate, sade (“to satiate, satisfy"), from Middle English saden (“to satisfy, become satiated"), from Old English sadian (“to satisfy, satiate, fill, be sated, become wearied"), from Proto-Germanic *sadōnÄ… (“to satiate, become satisfied"), from Proto-Germanic *sadaz (“sated"), from Proto-Indo-European *sā- (“to satiate, be satisfied"). Cognate with Middle Low German saden, Middle High German saten (“to saturate, satisfy, satiate"), Icelandic seðja (“to satisfy"). More at sad.
- From Middle English, from Old English sæt, first and third person singular preterite of sittan (“to sit").
- From Malay sate (“satay").