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Definition of "satiate" [sa•ti•ate]

  • To satisfy (an appetite or desire) fully. (verb-transitive)
  • To satisfy to excess. (verb-transitive)
  • Filled to satisfaction. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "satiate" in a sentence
  • "When that word is pronounced, I know greater and more horrid punishments are going to be inflicted than the gloomiest tyrant has ever invented to satiate his utmost revenge."
  • "So Peta instead killed hundreds of lobsters in the traditional inhumane manner to satiate the people they'd invited."
  • "They make you feel fuller and also satiate you psychologically."