[ seyt ]
/ seɪt /
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verb (used with object), sat·ed, sat·ing.
to satisfy (any appetite or desire) fully.
to fill to excess; surfeit; glut.
OTHER WORDS FOR sate
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Origin of sate1
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH satesate , satiate
Other definitions for sate (2 of 2)
[ sat, seyt ]
/ sæt, seɪt /
simple past tense and past participle of sit1.
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How to use sate in a sentence
Now the hushing of desires is no longer enough, but their sating is demanded.The Ego and His Own|Max Stirner
British Dictionary definitions for sate (1 of 2)
/ (seɪt) /
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 sate (2 of 2)
/ (sæt, seɪt) /
archaic a past tense and past participle of sit
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