Definitions for: Satiate

[adj] supplied (especially fed) to satisfaction
[v] overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself
[v] fill to satisfaction; "I am sated"

Webster (1913) Definition: Sa"ti*ate, a. [L. satiatus, p. p. of satiare to
satisfy, from sat, satis, enough. See Sad, a., and cf.
Filled to satiety; glutted; sated; -- followed by with or of.
``Satiate of applause.'' --Pope.

Sa"ti*ate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Satiated; p. pr. &
vb. n. Satiating.]
1. To satisfy the appetite or desire of; to feed to the full;
to furnish enjoyment to, to the extent of desire; to sate;
as, to satiate appetite or sense.

These [smells] rather woo the sense than satiate it.

I may yet survive the malice of my enemies, although
they should be satiated with my blood. --Eikon

2. To full beyond natural desire; to gratify to repletion or
loathing; to surfeit; to glut.

3. To saturate. [Obs.] --Sir I. Newton.

Syn: To satisfy; sate; suffice; cloy; gorge; overfill;
surfeit; glut.

Usage: Satiate, Satisfy, Content. These words differ
principally in degree. To content is to make
contented, even though every desire or appetite is not
fully gratified. To satisfy is to appease fully the
longings of desire. To satiate is to fill so
completely that it is not possible to receive or enjoy
more; hence, to overfill; to cause disgust in.

Content with science in the vale of peace.

His whole felicity is endless strife; No peace,
no satisfaction, crowns his life. --Beaumont.

He may be satiated, but not satisfied. --Norris.

Synonyms: binge, englut, engorge, glut, gorge, gorged, gormandise, gormandize, gourmandize, ingurgitate, jaded, overeat, overgorge, overindulge, pig out, replete, sate, sated, satiable, satiated, satisfiable, scarf out, stuff, surfeited

Antonyms: insatiable, insatiate, munch, nibble, unsatiable

See Also: cloy, consume, cram, eat, fill, fill up, have, ingest, jam, pall, take, take in

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