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Meaning of SATIATE

Pronunciation:  [adj]'seysheeit, [v]'seyshee`eyt, 'seyshi`eyt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  supplied (especially fed) to satisfaction
  2. [v]  overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself
  3. [v]  fill to satisfaction; "I am sated"
 

SATIATE is a 7 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: binge, englut, engorge, glut, gorge, gorged, gormandise, gormandize, gourmandize, ingurgitate, jaded, overeat, overgorge, overindulge, pig out, replete, sate, sated, satiable, satiated, satisfiable, scarf out, stuff, surfeited
 
 Antonyms: insatiable, insatiate, munch, nibble, unsatiable
 
 See Also: cloy, consume, cram, eat, fill, fill up, have, ingest, jam, pall, take, take in

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Sa"ti*ate\, a. [L. satiatus, p. p. of satiare to
    satisfy, from sat, satis, enough. See {Sad}, a., and cf.
    {Sate}.]
    Filled to satiety; glutted; sated; -- followed by with or of.
    ``Satiate of applause.'' --Pope.
    
    
  2. \Sa"ti*ate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Satiated}; p. pr. &
    vb. n. {Satiating}.]
    1. 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.
    
             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 natural desire; to gratify to repletion or
       loathing; to surfeit; to glut.
    
    3. To saturate. [Obs.] --Sir I. Newton.
    
    Syn: To satisfy; sate; suffice; cloy; gorge; overfill;
         surfeit; glut.
    
    Usage: {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.
    
    
 

 

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