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sate

1

[ seyt ]

verb (used with object)

, sat·ed, sat·ing.
  1. to satisfy (any appetite or desire) fully.

    Synonyms: fill, satiate

  2. to fill to excess; surfeit; glut.

    Synonyms: stuff, gorge



sate

2

[ sat, seyt ]

verb

, Archaic.
  1. simple past tense and past participle of sit 1.

sate

1

/ seɪt /

verb

  1. to satisfy (a desire or appetite) fully
  2. to supply beyond capacity or desire


sate

2

/ sæt; seɪt /

verb

  1. See sit
    archaic.
    a past tense and past participle of sit

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Word History and Origins

Origin of sate1

First recorded in 1595–1605; variant of obsolete sade “to satiate,” Old English sadian (akin to sad ), perhaps influenced by satiate

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Word History and Origins

Origin of sate1

Old English sadian; related to Old High German satōn; see sad , satiate

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Example Sentences

Once we sated her curiosity, she smiled with a sense of relief and excitement — the neighborhood again has a buzzing centerpiece.

We also have a delightful rosé from southern France, a hearty primitivo from the heel of Italy’s boot, and a classic cocktail to sate our wanderlust for Venice.

She smiles her tight little smile of longing—never enough information to sate this one—and moves on to another line of questioning.

Right on cue, companies have been eager to sate our warm-and-fuzzy cravings with offers of softer clothes, deeper sleep, and products designed to create a cozier home.

If it inhabits you, you know it as a never-sated occupier that gets you up early and puts you to bed late just trying to do a little bit more every day.

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If Kentucky gets by Kansas State, I think Wichita Sate can get bounced in the second round.

Verdict: Not that original, but it will sate the appetite of vampire-starved fans.

Why wait a week to watch another episode when there are 108 more available and you can sate your hunger by just clicking away?

It is not clear how much blood would sate the beast awakened.

They were no more represented in the parliament which sate at Dublin than in the parliament which sate at Westminster.

This Committee sate at intervals during more than three months.

When those abuses have been the subject of debate in the House of Commons, I have sate silent.

His brother, much more distressed than himself, sate near him through the long agony of that day.

However, he sate by him, and glanced at the Caesar which the boy shoved about a quarter of an inch in his direction.

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