satiate

[ verb sey-shee-eyt; adjective sey-shee-it, -eyt ]
/ verb ˈseɪ ʃiˌeɪt; adjective ˈseɪ ʃi ɪt, -ˌeɪt /

verb (used with object), sa·ti·at·ed, sa·ti·at·ing.

to supply with anything to excess, so as to disgust or weary; surfeit.
to satisfy to the full; sate.

adjective

Origin of satiate

1400–50; late Middle English (adj.) < Latin satiātus (past participle of satiāre to satisfy), equivalent to sati-enough (akin to sad) + -ātus -ate1

Related forms

sa·ti·a·tion, nounnon·sa·ti·a·tion, nounun·sa·ti·at·ing, adjective

Can be confused

sate satiate
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British Dictionary definitions for satiate

satiate

/ (ˈseɪʃɪˌeɪt) /

verb (tr)

to fill or supply beyond capacity or desire, often arousing weariness
to supply to satisfaction or capacity

Derived Forms

satiation, noun

Word Origin for satiate

C16: from Latin satiāre to satisfy, from satis enough
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