sate


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sate 1

 (sāt)
tr.v. sat·ed, sat·ing, sates
1. To satisfy (an appetite) fully.
2. To provide (someone) with more than enough; glut.

[Probably alteration of Middle English saden, from Old English sadian; see sā- in Indo-European roots.]

sate 2

 (sāt, săt)
v. Archaic
A past tense of sit.

sate

(seɪt)
vb (tr)
1. to satisfy (a desire or appetite) fully
2. to supply beyond capacity or desire
[Old English sadian; related to Old High German satōn; see sad, satiate]

sate

(sæt; seɪt)
vb
archaic a past tense and past participle of sit

sate

(seɪt)

v.t. sat•ed, sat•ing.
1. to satisfy (an appetite or desire) fully.
2. to fill to excess; surfeit; glut.
[1595–1605; variant of obsolete sade to satiate, Old English sadian (akin to sad), perhaps influenced by satiate]

sate


Past participle: sated
Gerund: sating

Imperative
sate
sate
Present
I sate
you sate
he/she/it sates
we sate
you sate
they sate
Preterite
I sated
you sated
he/she/it sated
we sated
you sated
they sated
Present Continuous
I am sating
you are sating
he/she/it is sating
we are sating
you are sating
they are sating
Present Perfect
I have sated
you have sated
he/she/it has sated
we have sated
you have sated
they have sated
Past Continuous
I was sating
you were sating
he/she/it was sating
we were sating
you were sating
they were sating
Past Perfect
I had sated
you had sated
he/she/it had sated
we had sated
you had sated
they had sated
Future
I will sate
you will sate
he/she/it will sate
we will sate
you will sate
they will sate
Future Perfect
I will have sated
you will have sated
he/she/it will have sated
we will have sated
you will have sated
they will have sated
Future Continuous
I will be sating
you will be sating
he/she/it will be sating
we will be sating
you will be sating
they will be sating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been sating
you have been sating
he/she/it has been sating
we have been sating
you have been sating
they have been sating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been sating
you will have been sating
he/she/it will have been sating
we will have been sating
you will have been sating
they will have been sating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been sating
you had been sating
he/she/it had been sating
we had been sating
you had been sating
they had been sating
Conditional
I would sate
you would sate
he/she/it would sate
we would sate
you would sate
they would sate
Past Conditional
I would have sated
you would have sated
he/she/it would have sated
we would have sated
you would have sated
they would have sated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.sate - fill to satisfaction; "I am sated"
ingest, consume, have, take in, take - serve oneself to, or consume regularly; "Have another bowl of chicken soup!"; "I don't take sugar in my coffee"
cloy, pall - cause surfeit through excess though initially pleasing; "Too much spicy food cloyed his appetite"

sate

verb
To satisfy to the full or to excess:
Translations

sate

[seɪt] VTsaciar, hartar

sate

vt (liter) appetite, desiresstillen (geh), → befriedigen; now that he was satednun, da seine Lüste gestillt waren (geh); a nation sated with every luxuryein Volk von jedem erdenklichen Luxus übersättigt; to sate oneself (with food) → sich sättigen (→ on an +dat) (liter); (sexually) → seine Lust befriedigen
References in classic literature ?
High in the midst exalted as a God Th' Apostat in his Sun-bright Chariot sate Idol of Majestie Divine, enclos'd With Flaming Cherubim, and golden Shields; Then lighted from his gorgeous Throne, for now 'Twixt Host and Host but narrow space was left, A dreadful interval, and Front to Front Presented stood in terrible array Of hideous length: before the cloudie Van, On the rough edge of battel ere it joyn'd, SATAN with vast and haughtie strides advanc't, Came towring, armd in Adamant and Gold; ABDIEL that sight endur'd not, where he stood Among the mightiest, bent on highest deeds, And thus his own undaunted heart explores.
This doublet hung unbuttoned over a close dress of scarlet which sate tight to his body; he had breeches of the same, but they did not reach below the lower part of the thigh, leaving the knee exposed.
But the good champion Ethelred, now entering within the door, was sore enraged and amazed to perceive no signal of the maliceful hermit; but, in the stead thereof, a dragon of a scaly and prodigious demeanour, and of a fiery tongue, which sate in guard before a palace of gold, with a floor of silver; and upon the wall there hung a shield of shining brass with this legend enwritten--
Telemachus gave him no heed, but sate silently watching his father, expecting every moment that he would begin his attack upon the suitors.
Each was trying to make his own case good, and the people took sides, each man backing the side that he had taken; but the heralds kept them back, and the elders sate on their seats of stone in a solemn circle, holding the staves which the heralds had put into their hands.
As soon as we had packed up our wardrobe and valuables, we left Macdonald Hall, and after having walked about a mile and a half we sate down by the side of a clear limpid stream to refresh our exhausted limbs.
A short time, however, spent in revelry, would be sufficient to drain his purse and sate him with civilized life, and he would return with new relish to the unshackled freedom of the forest.
Here sate he with his love - his dark eye bent With eagle gaze along the firmament: Now turn'd it upon her - but ever then It trembled to the orb of EARTH again.
The grim Leonardo sate in state at the head of his council board.
To whom thus Jesus patiently replied:-- "Yet wealth without these three is impotent To gain dominion, or to keep it gained-- Witness those ancient empires of the earth, In highth of all their flowing wealth dissolved; But men endued with these have oft attained, In lowest poverty, to highest deeds-- Gideon, and Jephtha, and the shepherd lad Whose offspring on the throne of Juda sate So many ages, and shall yet regain That seat, and reign in Israel without end.
If to any followers I princely treasure gave of old while we in that good realm happy sate," let him my gift repay, let him now aid me.
vanished away, and I sate straddling upon a bottle of hay.