[ verb sey-shee-eyt; adjective sey-shee-it, -eyt ]
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verb (used with object),sa·ti·at·ed, sa·ti·at·ing.
  1. to supply with anything to excess, so as to disgust or weary; surfeit.

  2. to satisfy to the full; sate.


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

Other words for satiate

Other words from satiate

  • sa·ti·a·tion, noun
  • non·sa·ti·a·tion, noun
  • un·sa·ti·at·ing, adjective

Words that may be confused with satiate

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How to use satiate in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for satiate


/ (ˈseɪʃɪˌeɪt) /

  1. to fill or supply beyond capacity or desire, often arousing weariness

  2. to supply to satisfaction or capacity

Origin of satiate

C16: from Latin satiāre to satisfy, from satis enough

Derived forms of satiate

  • satiation, noun

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