Adjective "sated" definition and examples

(Sated may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/seɪt/

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Definitions and examples

verb

Satisfy (a desire or an appetite) to the full.
  1. 'Successful gladiators are those who not only sate the crowd's desire for blood, but do so in an entertaining fashion.'
  2. 'After everyone had sated their hunger, the group all climbed into Kevin's car.'
  3. 'It's a wealth of extras that should sate any fan's desire for supplemental material.'
  4. 'Just a warning for light eaters, the generous portion should be shared by at least two persons as this particular dish will quickly sate your appetite as it is incredibly rich.'
  5. 'His hunger was sated for the time being, but he decided to continue browsing.'
  6. 'He was hungry all the time and nothing could sate his appetite.'
  7. 'Since he had sated his hunger he found that his senses were even sharper.'
  8. 'My savoury yearnings were sated by now, though the whole Camembert fondu with Chablis and garlic was very tempting.'
  9. 'The soldier was exhausted, and the meager food failed to sate his gnawing hunger, but he wasn't alone or afraid any longer.'
  10. 'Champagne was ready, along with flowers and a menu designed to sate the finest appetite.'
  11. 'he was sated with flying'
  12. 'If that doesn't sate you, the Macdonalds can organise fishing, deer-stalking, pony-trekking and hiking.'
  13. 'I nurse the first baby until she's sated, then attend to the second baby.'
  14. 'When she was sated, sleep threatened to take her immediately, but she tried to fend it off by talking.'
  15. 'It's hard to imagine anyone saying, ‘I've got all the music I'll ever want now - I'm sated.’'
  16. 'At this point, I thought I was sated, and could not imagine ever wanting to take another bite of anything, no matter how savory and delicious.'

verb

    More definitions

    1. to satisfy (any appetite or desire) fully.

    2. to fill to excess; surfeit; glut.

    More examples(as adjective)

    "markets can be sated."

    "refinerses can be sated."

    "petals can be sated."

    "people can be sated."

    "fish can be sated."

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    Origin

    (sate)Early 17th century: probably an alteration of dialect sade, from Old English sadian ‘become sated or weary’ (related to sad). The change in the final consonant was due to association with satiate.