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sate1

[seyt] /seɪt/
verb (used with object), sated, sating.
1.
to satisfy (any appetite or desire) fully.
2.
to fill to excess; surfeit; glut.
Origin
1595-1605
1595-1605; variant of obsolete sade to satiate, Old English sadian (akin to sad), perhaps influenced by satiate
Can be confused
sate, satiate.
Synonyms
1. satiate, fill. 2. gorge, stuff.

sate2

[sat, seyt] /sæt, seɪt/
verb, Archaic.
1.
simple past tense and past participle of sit.
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British Dictionary definitions for sating

sate1

/seɪt/
verb (transitive)
1.
to satisfy (a desire or appetite) fully
2.
to supply beyond capacity or desire
Word Origin
Old English sadian; related to Old High German satōn; see sad, satiate

sate2

/sæt; seɪt/
verb
1.
(archaic) a past tense and past participle of sit
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Word Origin and History for sating

sate

v.

"to satisfy, surfeit," c.1600, alteration (by influence of Latin satiare "satiate") of Middle English saden "become satiated; satiate," from Old English sadian "to satiate, fill; be sated, get wearied," from Proto-Germanic *sadon "to satisfy, sate," from root *sa- "to satisfy" (see sad (adj.)). Related: Sated; sating.

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