views updated Jun 11 2018

sate / sāt/ • v. [tr.] satisfy (a desire or an appetite) to the full: sate your appetite at the resort's restaurant. ∎  supply (someone) with as much as or more of something than is desired or can be managed.• adj. satisfied completely; fulfilled: afterward, sated and happy, they both slept.DERIVATIVES: sate·less adj. ( poetic/lit. ).sate2 / sat; sāt/ • v. archaic spelling of sat.


views updated May 23 2018

sate satisfy to the full. XVII. prob. alt. of dial. sade (OE. sadian, rel. to sæd satiated, SAD), by assoc. with SATIATE.


views updated Jun 08 2018

saté (sateh, satay) Indonesian, Malaysian; marinated lamb, pork, or chicken, grilled on wooden skewers and served with a peanut sauce.