sate

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See also: säte, såte, and saté

English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /seɪt/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -eɪt

Etymology 1[edit]

From earlier sade (to weary, satiate, satisfy), from Middle English saden (to weary, satisfy, become wearied or satiated), from Old English sadian (to satisfy, satiate, fill, be sated, become wearied), from Proto-Germanic *sadōną (to satiate, become satisfied), from Proto-Germanic *sadaz (sated), from Proto-Indo-European *seh₂- (to satiate, be satisfied). Cognate with Middle Low German saden, Middle High German saten (to saturate, satisfy, satiate), Icelandic seðja (to satisfy). Cognate with sad.

Verb[edit]

sate (third-person singular simple present sates, present participle sating, simple past and past participle sated)

  1. To satisfy the appetite or desire of; to fill up.
    Synonyms: satiate, fill up
    At last he stopped, his hunger and thirst sated.
    • 1849–1861, Thomas Babington Macaulay, chapter 12, in The History of England from the Accession of James the Second, volume (please specify |volume=I to V), London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, OCLC 1069526323:
      crowds of wanderers sated with the business and pleasure of great cities
    • 1887, H. Rider Haggard, She: A History of Adventure[1]:
      Indeed his rendering is so excellent an example of mediæval learning and latinity that, even at the risk of sating the learned reader with too many antiquities, I have made up my mind to give it in fac-simile, together with an expanded version for the benefit of those who find the contractions troublesome.
    • 1898, J. Meade Falkner, Moonfleet Chapter 4
      And still the hours passed, and at last I knew by the glimmer of light in the tomb above that the sun had risen again, and a maddening thirst had hold of me. And then I thought of all the barrels piled up in the vault and of the liquor that they held; and stuck not because 'twas spirit, for I would scarce have paused to sate that thirst even with molten lead.

Usage notes[edit]

Used interchangeably with, though less common than, satiate.[1]

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References[edit]

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

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle English sate, satte, from Old English sæt, first and third person singular preterite of sittan (to sit).

Verb[edit]

sate

  1. (dated, poetic) simple past tense of sit

Quotations[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From Malay sate (satay).

Noun[edit]

sate

  1. satay

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay sate (satay).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈsate]
  • Hyphenation: sa‧té

Noun[edit]

sate (first-person possessive sateku, second-person possessive satemu, third-person possessive satenya)

  1. (colloquial) satay (dish)

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Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

sate

  1. Rōmaji transcription of さて
  2. Rōmaji transcription of サテ

Khumi Chin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Kuki-Chin *ca, from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *zə. Cognates include Chinese () (and probably Chinese (zuò)) and Mru caŋ.

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sate

  1. (transitive) to do
  2. (transitive) to make
  3. (transitive) to build
  4. (transitive) to plant
  5. (transitive) to serve
  6. (transitive) to prepare, arrange
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Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

sate

  1. (transitive) to lengthen

References[edit]

  • K. E. Herr (2011) The phonological interpretation of minor syllables, applied to Lemi Chin[2], Payap University, pages 88-89

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Tamil சதை (catai, flesh).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sate (Jawi spelling ساتي‎, plural sate-sate, informal 1st possessive sateku, impolite 2nd possessive satemu, 3rd possessive satenya)

  1. satay (dish)

Descendants[edit]

Mandarin: 沙茶 (shāchá)

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North Frisian[edit]

Verb[edit]

sate

  1. (Mooring Dialect) to sit

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Tagalog[edit]

Noun[edit]

satè

  1. cord or strong string (used in spinning tops, etc.)