Sate meaning

sāt
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.

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To satisfy (an appetite) fully.
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To provide (someone) with more than enough; glut.
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To satisfy (an appetite, desire, etc.) to the full; gratify completely.
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To provide with more than enough, so as to weary or disgust; surfeit; glut.
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To satisfy the appetite or desire of; to fill up.

At last he stopped, his hunger and thirst sated.

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(dated) Simple past tense of sit.
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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.

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  • From Middle English, from Old English sæt, first and third person singular preterite of sittan (“to sit").

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  • From Malay sate (“satay").

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