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.

Origin of sate

1
1595–1605; variant of obsolete sade to satiate, Old English sadian (akin to sad), perhaps influenced by satiate

Can be confused

sate satiate

Definition for sates (2 of 3)

sate

2
[ sat, seyt ]
/ sæt, seɪt /

verb Archaic.

simple past tense and past participle of sit1.

Definition for sates (3 of 3)

sate

3

or sa·tay, sa·té

[ sah-tey ]
/ sɑˈteɪ /

noun

a Southeast Asian, especially Indonesian and Malaysian, dish of marinated, bite-size pieces of meat, skewered, barbecued, and usually served with a peanut-flavored dipping sauce.

Origin of sate

3
First recorded in 1930–35, sate is from the Malay word satay, sate
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British Dictionary definitions for sates (1 of 2)

sate

1
/ (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 sates (2 of 2)

sate

2
/ (sæt, seɪt) /

verb

archaic a past tense and past participle of sit
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