sate

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v sate fill to satisfaction "I am sated"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Sate imp. of Sit. "But sate an equal guest at every board."
    • v. t Sate To satisfy the desire or appetite of; to satiate; to glut; to surfeit. "Crowds of wanderers sated with the business and pleasure of great cities."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n sate An obsolete or archaic preterit of sit.
    • sate To fill full; glut; surfeit; satiate.
    • sate Synonyms Surfeit, etc. (see satisfy), glut, gorge.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Sate sāt to satisfy or give enough: to glut
    • pa.t Sate sat Same as Sat, of sit.
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Quotations

  • Laurence Hope Nicolson
    Laurence Hope Nicolson
    “Often devotion to virtue arises from sated desire.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Probably shortened fr. satiate,: cf. L. satur, full. See Satiate

Usage

In literature:

Appetite is becoming sated: rarer and rarer delicacies are needed to satisfy his craving.
"The Growth of English Drama" by Arnold Wynne
There sate Mistress Alison, reading in a little book.
"The Isles of Sunset" by Arthur Christopher Benson
She would trample on its ashes after she had sated her vengeance.
"The King's Men" by Robert Grant, John Boyle O'Reilly, J. S. Dale, and John T. Wheelwright
It is this man, his enemies at home the sated Parisian, who knew a gusto in living greater than that of any English writer since Borrow.
"Irish Plays and Playwrights" by Cornelius Weygandt
For the time the desire of Little Deeping to eat rabbits was sated.
"The Terrible Twins" by Edgar Jepson
SENS: sense (-less, -ation, -ible, -itive); insen'sate; non'sense; sen'sual (Lat.
"New Word-Analysis" by William Swinton
The Dutch would not be sated with Volney until they had published and read three editions of his works.
"History of Rationalism Embracing a Survey of the Present State of Protestant Theology" by John F. Hurst
We have seen one gladiatorial combat, and our thirst for gore is sated.
"The Opinions of a Philosopher" by Robert Grant
She sate by the pillar; we saw her clear: 'Margaret, hist!
"George Borrow and His Circle" by Clement King Shorter
The Duke, however, was not yet sated.
"The Young Duke" by Benjamin Disraeli
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In poetry:

And when they came to the greene forrest,
Beneathe a faire holley tree,
There sate that ladye in red scarlette,
That unseemlye was to see.
"The Marriage of Sir Gawaine" by Anonymous British
At length all wearied with my toil,
I sate me downe to rest awhile;
My heart it was so fill'd with woe
That downe my cheeke the teares did flow.
"The Lady Turned Serving-Man" by Anonymous British
Meanwhile full seventy years are given, to taste
Life's pleasing joys, or graver duties bear;
Then sated, tired, — to take our needful rest,
And yield to others all terrestrial care.
"Time: An Elegy. Written Near The Ruins Of Elgin Cathedral" by Robert Alves
Side by side with Lady Mabel
Sate I, with the sunshade down;
In the distance hummed the Babel
Of the many—footed town;
There we sate with looks unstable—
Now of tenderness, of frown.
"Lady Mabel" by Alfred Austin
And she cried with delight — and delight — to her delicate maidens,
'Behold my daughter — my dear!'
And they crowned me with flowers, and then to their harps sate playing,
Solemn and clear;
"Suppose" by Walter de la Mare
She thanked them; and then her leave she took,
And flew into a hawthorn by that brook;
And there she sate and sung—upon that tree—
"For term of life Love shall have hold of me"—
So loudly, that I with that song awoke.
"From The Cuckoo And The Nightingale" by William Wordsworth

In news:

Yosemite National Park's venerable Ahwahnee Hotel is hosting two different ways to sate that appetite now and into the new year.
On the 200th anniversary of Charles Dickens 's birthday, readers can still relate to many of the themes in his work, including the hunger that Oliver Twist sought to sate.
Candidates talk job creation, local school issues, Sate Issue 2 at Ashland Board of Realtors forum.
New PBS drama 'Call the Midwife' should sate 'Downton Abbey' fans.
Sate your inner policy wonk at these two fall favorites.
Glasgow beats Libby 16 - 6 in the Sate A Legion Tournament in Great Falls.
Two shows to sate local reggae fans.
Sate Health Officials and Educators Prepare for Flu Season.
Ride IndyGo to This Year's Liar's Contest at the Indiana Sate Fair.
Curry accepts deal to coach Georgia Sate .
RUSHVILLE — In addition to commemorating the sesquicentennial of the American Civil War, this year marks the bicentennial of another, largely forgotten conflict which involved the United Sates.
Tech companies eager to sate appetite for IPO stocks.
Shortbread, pudding and cakes sate the sweet tooth.
A wooden sculpture by Michael Yankowski, professor of art at Northwestern Sate University, was accepted into the ninth annual Art Melt juried competition, the largest multi-media juried exhibit in Louisiana.
At the AFI Silver Theatre tonight, there's something that'll sate any horror junkie's jones.
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In science:

Now we are able to sate the main proof of the absolute continuity theorem.
Absolute Continuity Theorem for Random Dynamical Systems on $R^d$
Fifth, among all theses classes the generic pure state is more robust than the self transposed classes even the travelling sate is maximum entangled.
Usefulness classes of travelling entangled channels in noninertial frames
Color online) Final populations of the singly(dashed curve) and doubly-excited (solid curve) sates of Ne2 after exposure to a Gaussian pulse of 20 fs duration and carrier frequency ω = 16.39 eV as functions of the peak intensity of the pulse I0 .
Overcoming blockade in producing doubly-excited dimers by a single intense pulse and their decay
All sate llites were simulated for 5 Gyrs with initial and final maximum circu lar velocities listed in Table 3.
Effects of baryon removal on the structure of dwarf spheroidal galaxies
Supercomputer Computations Research Institute, Florida Sate University (1995).
A Fast and Compact Quantum Random Number Generator
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