verb (used with object), sat·ed, sat·ing.
- satellite abscess,
- satellite broadcasting
Origin of sate1
or sa·tay, sa·té
Origin of sate3
Examples from the Web for sates
Henceforth Egyptian civilization runs an uninspired and undeveloping course till the days of the Sates and the Ptolemies.History Of Egypt, Chalda, Syria, Babylonia, And Assyria In The Light Of Recent Discovery|L.W. King and H.R. Hall
When we were gone, the ould people had more room, and they moved about on the sates we had left them.The Ned M'Keown Stories|William Carleton
Word Origin for sate
"to satisfy, surfeit," c.1600, alteration (by influence of Latin satiare "satiate") of Middle English saden "become satiated; satiate," from Old English sadian "to satiate, fill; be sated, get wearied," from Proto-Germanic *sadon "to satisfy, sate," from root *sa- "to satisfy" (see sad (adj.)). Related: Sated; sating.