- to supply with anything to excess, so as to disgust or weary; surfeit.
- to satisfy to the full; sate.
Origin of satiate
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Examples from the Web for satiate
And the not-so-subtle winks to Batman lore will be enough to satiate hungry fanboys for now.Batman Deserves Better Than ‘Gotham’
September 23, 2014
All bulldozed by developers, eager to satiate the needs of the rich and foreign.Weren’t Those the Bad Old Days? The Poison of New York City Nostalgia
January 6, 2014
Cigarettes generate their own cravings, which you walk into the store intending to satiate.Bloomberg to Cigarette Vendors: Out of Sight, Out of Mind
March 18, 2013
Though this is enough to satiate the most ardent of conspiracy theorists, I find it lacking.In Search of Black Jesus
February 12, 2009
But thou, if thou art here, or to be found, thy blood alone will satiate them.Alroy
Mr. Black appeared to be in no indecent haste to satiate my craving.The House
Yet, whilst I am admiring the artist, I forget to satiate on the work.Fiesco or, The Genoese Conspiracy
Even their death did not satiate the brutal rage of the multitude.
Blood, and blood alone, could satiate their thirst for revenge.Popery! As it Was and as it Is
- to fill or supply beyond capacity or desire, often arousing weariness
- to supply to satisfaction or capacity
Word Origin and History for satiate
mid-15c., from Latin satiatus, past participle of satiare "fill full, satisfy," from satis "enough," from PIE root *sa- "to satisfy" (cf. Gothic saþs "satiated," Old English sæd "satisfied;" see sad). Related: Satiated; satiating.