satiate

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


Nearby words

  1. satellitosis,
  2. satelloid,
  3. satem,
  4. sati,
  5. satiable,
  6. satiated,
  7. satiation,
  8. saticon,
  9. satie,
  10. satie, erik

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

SYNONYMS FOR satiate
Related formssa·ti·a·tion, nounnon·sa·ti·a·tion, nounun·sa·ti·at·ing, adjective

Can be confusedsate satiate

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British Dictionary definitions for unsatiating

satiate

/ (ˈseɪʃɪˌeɪt) /

verb (tr)

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

Word Origin for satiate

C16: from Latin satiāre to satisfy, from satis enough

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Word Origin and History for unsatiating

satiate

v.

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.

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