Definition of sate
archaic past of sit
Examples of sate in a sentence
The meal was more than enough to sate his hunger.
The information sated their curiosity.
Origin and Etymology of sate
probably by shortening & alteration from satiate
First Known Use: 1579
Synonym Discussion of sate
SATE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sate for English Language Learners
: 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
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