sate

1
[ seyt ]
/ seɪt /

verb (used with object), sat·ed, sat·ing.

to satisfy (any appetite or desire) fully.
to fill to excess; surfeit; glut.

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Origin of sate

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

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH sate

sate , satiate.

Definition for sate (2 of 2)

sate2
[ sat, seyt ]
/ sæt, seɪt /

verb Archaic.

simple past tense and past participle of sit1.
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British Dictionary definitions for sate (1 of 2)

sate1
/ (seɪt) /

verb (tr)

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

Word Origin for sate

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

British Dictionary definitions for sate (2 of 2)

sate2
/ (sæt, seɪt) /

verb

archaic a past tense and past participle of sit
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