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.

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Origin of sate

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

SYNONYMS FOR sate

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH sate

sate satiate

Definition for sating (2 of 2)

sate2
[ sat, seyt ]
/ sæt, seɪt /

verb Archaic.

simple past tense and past participle of sit1.
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Example sentences from the Web for sating

  • Now the hushing of desires is no longer enough, but their sating is demanded.

British Dictionary definitions for sating (1 of 2)

sate1
/ (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 sating (2 of 2)

sate2
/ (sæt, seɪt) /

verb

archaic a past tense and past participle of sit
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