Definition of Satiate

1. Verb. Fill to satisfaction. "I am sated"

Exact synonyms: Fill, Replete, Sate
Generic synonyms: Consume, Have, Ingest, Take, Take In
Specialized synonyms: Cloy, Pall
Derivative terms: Fill, Repletion, Satiation

2. Adjective. Supplied (especially fed) to satisfaction.
Exact synonyms: Satiated
Similar to: Jaded, Satiable, Satisfiable
Antonyms: Insatiate

3. Verb. Overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself. "The kids binged on ice cream"

Definition of Satiate

1. a. Filled to satiety; glutted; sated; -- followed by with or of.

2. v. t. To satisfy the appetite or desire of; to feed to the full; to furnish enjoyment to, to the extent of desire; to sate; as, to satiate appetite or sense.

Definition of Satiate

1. Verb. (transitive) To fill to satisfaction; to satisfy. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To satisfy to excess. To fill to satiety. ¹

3. Adjective. Filled to satisfaction or to excess. ¹

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Definition of Satiate

1. to satisfy to or beyond capacity [v SATIATED, SATIATING, SATIATES]

Medical Definition of Satiate

1. 1. To satisfy the appetite or desire of; tho feed to the full; to furnish enjoyment to, to the extent of desire; to sate; as, to satiate appetite or sense. "These [smells] rather woo the sense than satiate it." (Bacon) "I may yet survive the malice of my enemies, although they should be satiated with my blood." (Eikon Basilike) 2. To full beyond matural desire; to gratify to repletion or loathing; to surfeit; to glut. 3. To saturate. Synonym: To satisfy, sate, suffice, cloy, gorge, overfill, surfeit, glut. Satiate, Satisfy, Content. These words differ principally in degree. To Content is to make contented, even though every desire or appetite is not fully gratified. To satisfy is to appease fully the longings of desire. To satiate is to fill so completely that it is not possible to receive or enjoy more; hence, to overfill; to cause disgust in. "Content with science in the vale of peace." (Pope) "His whole felicity is endless strife;" "No peace, no satisfaction, crowns his life." (Beaumont) "He may be satiated, but not satisfied." (Norris) Origin: Satiated; Satiating. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Satiate

satellite viruses
satiate (current term)
satiety centre
satiety response
satin bird
satin bowerbird
satin flower

Literary usage of Satiate

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"What grace thou show'st—these Trojans, whose hot blood Knows no restraint of reason, nor will e'er Be satiate with the moil of changeful war. ..."

2. An Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1893)
"SATE, satiate, to glut, fill full, satisfy. (L.) In Hamlet, ". 5. .... Also Satur-day, qv shortened form of satiate ; probably the pp. sated was at first ..."

3. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1887)
"... the plunder of its neighbors, whose armies were constantly replenished by the lawless and discontented, requiring fresh victims to satiate its rapacity. ..."

4. Diary of the American Revolution: From Newspapers and Original Documents by Frank Moore (1860)
"Cruel and relentless tyrants of the Congress and mankind, were in greedy expectation, to satiate their unbounded malice and resentment, and even imbue their ..."

5. The Bacchanals and Other Plays by Euripides by Euripides (1888)
"... homage: from the Delphic fane, Yet there this vagrant hopes to reign, And satiate his rapacious soul's desire With wealth, which others' toils acquire. ..."

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