1 [seyt]
verb (used with object), sated, sating.
to satisfy (any appetite or desire) fully.
to fill to excess; surfeit; glut.

1595–1605; variant of obsolete sade to satiate, Old English sadian (akin to sad), perhaps influenced by satiate

1. satiate, fill. 2. gorge, stuff. Unabridged


2 [sat, seyt]
verb Archaic.
simple past tense and past participle of sit. Unabridged
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World English Dictionary
sate1 (seɪt)
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]

sate2 (sæt, seɪt)
archaic a past tense and past participle of sit

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Word Origin & History

"to satisfy, surfeit," c.1600, alteration (by infl. of L. satiare "satiate") of M.E. saden "become satiated," from O.E. sadian "to satiate," from W.Gmc. *sathojanan, from the same root as sad (q.v.).
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Example sentences
After two hours of such tidbits the palate is sated.
Matters will deteriorate because the demand for travel is nowhere near to being
Another source of evidence about ancient hunting is what sated hunters have
  left behind.
One leaves the theater feeling more manipulated than intellectually sated.
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