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Satiate


SATIATE, verb transitive sa'shate. [Latin satiatus, from satio. See sate.]

1. To fill; to satisfy appetite or desire; to feed to the full, or to furnish enjoyment to the extent of desire; as, to satiate appetite or sense.

2. To fill to the extent of want; as, to satiate the earth or plants with water.

3. To glut; to fill beyond natural desire.

He may be satiated, but not satisfied.

4. To gratify desire to the utmost.

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

5. To saturate. [Not unusual. See saturate.]

SA'TIATE, adjective Filled to satiety; glutted; followed by with or of. the former is most common; as satiate of applause. [Unusual.]