Definition of satiate in English:

satiate

verb

  • ‘he folded up his newspaper, his curiosity satiated’
    another term for sate
    • ‘Her curiosity was soon satiated when the door opened to reveal a handsome young man of about twenty with bright red hair and the palest blue eyes she had ever seen.’
    • ‘The chapter is intense reading but is packed with information that when digested certainly satiates the appetite for knowledge of the current status of sedimentary geochemistry.’
    • ‘While Colorado's mountainous terrain offers innumerable beautiful sights that leave one longing for more and never satiated, its magnitude of awe and grandeur also invoke a humbling effect on mankind.’
    • ‘Sweetened bitterness, such as sugared espresso, for example, satiates the appetite, while savoury sourness, such as hot-and-sour soup, can stimulate hunger and highlight texture.’
    • ‘Fat not only abates hunger and satiates, but also is an important endurance exercise fuel.’
    • ‘By now, more substantial refreshments were being served in the hope that satiated stomachs would be conducive to reasoned arguments.’
    • ‘Many people believe that fat is the most satiating form of food, as it delays gastric emptying.’
    • ‘The French diet indicates high-quality food satiates and prevents chronic overeating.’
    • ‘The evening climaxed with a medley of favourites which satiated fans of his back catalogue.’
    • ‘I spent days just wandering around and around, until I was satiated with splendour.’
    • ‘Some foods (like protein) are more satiating than others (like fats).’
    • ‘The fundamental idea is that porridge, pulses, whole-grains and other hippie comestibles eliminate the hunger pangs born of sugar lows; they keep you satiated for longer, leaving you less open to the pernicious call of the fridge.’
    • ‘Surprisingly, we were tolerated and all of our cravings were satiated in the most generous and hospitable manner possible.’
    • ‘So satiated were they that they feared they would get choked if they lay flat; they slept sitting up.’
    • ‘Rather than make arrests when crowds turn out of saloons, police find that handing out candy bars calms drinkers, satiates their hunger, and generally makes it easier for the drunks to get home safely.’
    • ‘If your spending needs are still not satiated, check out other markets, such as Portobello, or just by walking through London you will find hidden gems of stores throughout the city.’
    • ‘Her curiosity satiated, she walked away without a backwards glance.’
    • ‘The key to Graham's success is the way in which he compels and gratifies, but never fully reveals or satiates.’
    • ‘As with any sandwich, some bites are better than others; but overall this sandwich succeeds in satiating my hunger for a while.’
    • ‘Once you are satiated with the endless rounds of kababs, they suggest another course, this time, a selection of rotis, dhals and biryanis with raithas to cool down the palate after all those spicy dishes.’
    fill, fully satisfy, sate
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adjective

archaic
  • Satisfied to the full; sated.

    ‘satiate with power, of fame and wealth possess'd’
    fill, fully satisfy, sate
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Origin

Late Middle English: from Latin satiatus, past participle of satiare, from satis ‘enough’.

Pronunciation

satiate

/ˈseɪʃɪeɪt/