satiate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin satiatus, past participle of satiare (to fill full, satiate), from sat, satis (sufficient), satur (full).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Verb[edit]

satiate (third-person singular simple present satiates, present participle satiating, simple past and past participle satiated)

  1. (transitive) To fill to satisfaction; to satisfy.
    Nothing seemed to satiate her desire for knowledge.
  2. (transitive) To satisfy to excess. To fill to satiety.

Usage notes[edit]

Used interchangeably with, and more common than, sate.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Monthly Gleanings: November 2011: Sate versus satiated.”, OUPblog

Adjective[edit]

satiate (comparative more satiate, superlative most satiate)

  1. Filled to satisfaction or to excess.
    • Alexander Pope
      satiate of applause

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

satiāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of satiō

Participle[edit]

satiāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of satiātus