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.

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

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Etymology 3[edit]

From Malay sate (satay).

Noun[edit]

sate

  1. satay

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay sate (satay).

Noun[edit]

sate (plural, 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]

Verb[edit]

sate

  1. to lengthen

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Tamil சதை (catai, flesh).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sate

  1. satay (dish)

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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.)