Simple Definition of sate
: to fill (someone) with food so that no more is wanted
: to end (something, such as hunger or curiosity) by providing everything that is required or wanted
Full Definition of sate
1 : to cloy with overabundance : glut
2 : to appease (as a thirst) by indulging to the full
Examples of sate
The meal was more than enough to sate his hunger.
The information sated their curiosity.
Origin of sate
probably by shortening & alteration from satiate
First Known Use: 1579
Synonym Discussion of sate
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