[verb sey-shee-eyt; adjective sey-shee-it, -eyt]
- to supply with anything to excess, so as to disgust or weary; surfeit.
- to satisfy to the full; sate.
Origin of satiate
Synonyms for satiate
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- to fill or supply beyond capacity or desire, often arousing weariness
- to supply to satisfaction or capacity
Word Origin for satiate
C16: from Latin satiāre to satisfy, from satis enough
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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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