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Definition of "sate" [sate]

  • To satisfy (an appetite) fully. (verb-transitive)
  • To satisfy to excess. (verb-transitive)
  • Archaic A past tense of sit. (verb)

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 "sate" in a sentence
  • "Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi has said that the sate was the first in the Country to implement inter-linking of rivers to prevent water from flowing into the Bay of Bengal."
  • "A dish that is on the prominent position of my must-eat list (when I am on vacation) is sate kelapa (or in its local variant known as sate kelopo)."
  • "In several hours you can learn about 20 exotic recipes, such as sate lilit (minced-fish-on-lemon-grass sate) or ayam pelalah (shredded chicken with chilies and lime)."